BC Pharmacovigilance Project

Project number: 
Approval date: 
Thursday, July 27, 2000
Principal Investigator: 
Not Available
Funding Agency: 
Not Available
Datasets requested: 
Not available
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Journal Publication

  • Dormuth, C. R.; Maclure, M.; Carney, G.; Schneeweiss, S.; Bassett, K.; Wright, J. M. "Rosiglitazone and myocardial infarction in patients previously prescribed metformin." PloS One (2009) 4 8  e6080
  • Musini, V. M.; Tejani, A. M.; Bassett, K.; Wright, J. M. "Pharmacotherapy for hypertension in the elderly." Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) (2009) 4 4  CD000028
  • Musini, V. M.; Fortin, P. M.; Bassett, K.; Wright, J. M. "Blood pressure lowering efficacy of renin inhibitors for primary hypertension." Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online) (2008) 4 4  CD007066
  • Paterson, J. M.; Carney, G.; Anderson, G. M.; Bassett, K.; Naglie, G.; Laupacis, A.; BC-Ontario Pharmacosurveillance for Decision-making Collaborative. "Case selection for statins was similar in two Canadian provinces: BC and Ontario." Journal of clinical epidemiology (2007) 60 1  73-78
  • Paterson, J. M.; Laupacis, A.; Bassett, K.; Anderson,G. M.; BC-Ontario Pharmacosurveillance for Decision-Making Collaborative "Using pharmacoepidemiology to inform drug coverage policy: initial lessons from a two-province collaborative." Health Affairs (Project Hope) (2006) 25 5  1436-1443
  • Mamdani, M.; Warren, L.; Kopp, A.; Paterson, J. M.; Laupacis, A.; Bassett, K.; Anderson, G. M. "Changes in rates of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage after the introduction of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors in British Columbia and Ontario." Canadian Medical Association Journal (2006) 175 12  1535-1538
  • Mintzes, B.; Barer, M.; Lexchin, J.; Bassett, K. L. "Introduction of direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs in Canada: an opinion survey on regulatory policy." Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy  (2005) 1 2  310-330
  • Bassett, K.; Noertjojo, K.; Nirmalan, P.; Courtright, P.; Anderson, D. "ESIO revisited: visual function assessment and cataract surgery in British Columbia" Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology (2005) 40 1  27-33
  • Mintzes, B.; Morgan, S.; Bassett, K. L. "Medicine by media: did a critical television documentary affect the prescribing of cyproterone--estradiol (Diane-35)?" Canadian Medical Association Journal  (2005) 172 11  1313-1315
  • Morgan, S.; Bassett, K.; Mintzes, B. "An outcomes-based approach to decisions about drug coverage policies in British Columbia." Psychiatric Services (Washington, D.C.) (2004) 55 11  1230-1232
  • Bassett, K.; Lee, P. M.; Green, C. J.; Mitchell, L.; Kazanjian, A. "Improving population health or the population itself? Health technology assessment and our genetic future." International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care (2004) 20 2  106-114
  • Morgan, S.; Bassett, K.; Mintzes, B. "Outcomes-based drug coverage in British Columbia" Health Affairs (Project Hope) (2004) 23 3  269-276
  • Mintzes, B.; Barer, M. L.; Kravitz, R. L.; Bassett, K.; Lexchin, J.; Kazanjian, A.; Evans, R. G.; Pan, R.; Marion, S. A. "How does direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) affect prescribing? A survey in primary care environments with and without legal DTCA."  Canadian Medical Association Journal (2003) 169 5  405-412
  • Mintzes, B.; Bassett, K.; Wright, J. M. "Drug safety without borders: concerns about bupropion" Canadian Medical Association Journal (2002) 167 5 447
  • Bassett, K.; Wright, J. M.; Puil,L.; Perry, T. L.,Jr; Heran, B.; Cole, B. "Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor update." (2002) Canadian Family Physician 48  1458-60
  • Mintzes, B.; Barer, M. L.; Kravitz, R. L.; Kazanjian, A.; Bassett, K.; Lexchin, J.; Evans, R. G.; Pan, R.; Marion, S. A. "Influence of direct to consumer pharmaceutical advertising and patients' requests on prescribing decisions: two site cross sectional survey." BMJ (Clinical research ed.) (2002) 324 7332  278-279

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