Exposures to and outcomes of prescription drug use during pregnancy: a population-based data linkage and analysis

Project number: 
10-008
Approval date: 
Friday, March 23, 2012
Principal Investigator: 
Morgan,Steve
Institution: 
University of British Columbia (UBC)
Funding Agency: 
Canadian Institutes of Health Research(CIHR)
Datasets requested: 
Hospital Separations (BC Ministry of Health)
consolidation - census geocodes
PharmaNet
Births (BC Vital Statistics Agency)
ACG Case Mix Group (Johns Hopkins University)
MSP Registration & Premium Billing(BC Ministry of Health)
Consolidation - demographic (Ministry of Health)
Perinatal Services BC
Stillbirths (BC Vital Statistics Agency)
Medical Services Plan (BC Ministry of Health)
Consolidation registry (Ministry of Health)
Income band (Statistics Canada)
Deaths (BC Vital Statistics Agency)
Research objective: 
Publications: 

Journal Publication

  • Smolina, K., B. Mintzes, G. Hanley, T. Oberlander, and S. Morgan. (2016) “The association between domperidone and ventricular arrhythmia in the postpartum period” Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety [in print]
  • Hanley, G., K. Smolina, B. Mintzes, T. Oberlander, and S. Morgan (2016) “Postpartum Hemorrhage and Use of Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Antidepressants in Pregnancy” Obstetrics & Gynecology 127(3):553-61
  • Smolina, K., G. Hanley, B. Mintzes, T. Oberlander, S. Morgan, B. Mintzes. (2016) “Large increase in domperidone use postpartum in British Columbia” CMAJ Open 4(1): E13-E19
  • Smolina, K, Mintzes, B., Hanley, G. E., Oberlander, T. F., and Morgan, S. G. The association between domperidone and ventricular arrhythmia in the postpartum period. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf, doi: 10.1002/pds.4035.
  • Smolina, K., G. Hanley, B. Mintzes, T. Oberlander, and S. Morgan (2015) “Trends and determinants of prescription drug use during pregnancy and postpartum in British Columbia, 2002-2011: a population-based cohort study” PLOS ONE DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128312
  • Smolina, K., D. Weymann, C. Ross, S. Morgan, and B. Carleton (2015) “Association between regulatory advisories and codeine prescribing to postpartum women” Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) 313(18):1861-1862

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