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mrepo:topics:medications [20/04/2018 @ 11:49]
adammoore [Medication]
mrepo:topics:medications [20/04/2018 @ 11:49]
adammoore [Medication]
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 The entire NSHD medication data were thoroughly reviewed in 2017 and an ultimate set of derived measures were created, listing drug use at the various timepoints for a number of '​classes'​ of medical condition. Please view the {{mrepo:​medication_MR_derived.pdf|documentation}} for the classes of condition covered and the medications relating to these classes. \\ ** However**, due to the sensitive and possibly disclosive nature of medication data, particularly for rarer diseases, //only summary variables are available//​. Particularly rare classes of drug may have been removed completely. The entire NSHD medication data were thoroughly reviewed in 2017 and an ultimate set of derived measures were created, listing drug use at the various timepoints for a number of '​classes'​ of medical condition. Please view the {{mrepo:​medication_MR_derived.pdf|documentation}} for the classes of condition covered and the medications relating to these classes. \\ ** However**, due to the sensitive and possibly disclosive nature of medication data, particularly for rarer diseases, //only summary variables are available//​. Particularly rare classes of drug may have been removed completely.
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 === Obtaining the standard medication variables === === Obtaining the standard medication variables ===
  
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   * You can then [[mrclha.swiftinfo@ucl.ac.uk|email]] the XML version to us in support of your application,​ or when you fill in the [[nshd:​forms|data access application form]] and it asks which variables you need, mention the '​medication standard basket'​ along with any others.   * You can then [[mrclha.swiftinfo@ucl.ac.uk|email]] the XML version to us in support of your application,​ or when you fill in the [[nshd:​forms|data access application form]] and it asks which variables you need, mention the '​medication standard basket'​ along with any others.
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-As mentioned above, the medication data are complex and potentially sensitive. The standard basket only contains the summary '​number of medications being taken at this timepoint'​ measures. For full details of the available medication variables, search for library '​Medication6369'​ on [[skylark:​skylark|Skylark]]  ​+As mentioned above, the medication data are complex and potentially sensitive. The standard basket only contains the summary '​number of medications being taken at this timepoint'​ measures. For full details of the available medication variables, search for library '​Medication6369'​ on [[skylark:​skylark|Skylark]]
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 [[http://​kiwidev.mrceuston.local/​Sparrow/​search/​html/​keyword/​mrepo:​topics:​medications | HTML version of the standard variables to view]] [[http://​kiwidev.mrceuston.local/​Sparrow/​search/​html/​keyword/​mrepo:​topics:​medications | HTML version of the standard variables to view]]