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Pharmacoepidemiology: an introduction. 3rd edn.
  1. A Ruigómez
  1. Centro Español de Investigación Farmacoepidemiológica (CEIFE), Almirante 28, 2° - 28004 Madrid, Spain

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    A G Hartzema, M Porta, H H Tilson, editors. (Pp 670; price not stated.) Cincinnati: Harvey Whitney Books, 1998. ISBN 0-929375-18-1.

    This book, when initially published in 1988, was intended as an overview of pharmacoepidemiology. Ten years later, the third edition has grown considerably and long gone are the days when it was presented as an introduction to the field of pharmacoepidemiology. The authors have updated existing chapters and expanded the book in many areas. There is now more extensive and in depth discussion of methods, study designs, and statistical analyses used commonly in pharmacoepidemiology. The book has 24 chapters with no special grouping by sections or themes as in a conventional …

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