Published in Managed Care Law Weekly, July 27th, 2008
" Veterans > 65 prescribed an NSAID at any Veterans Affairs (VA) facility were identified using prescription fill data and their records linked to a merged VA-Medicare database. Each person-day was assessed for NSAID, coxib or proton pump inhibitor (PPI) exposure. Incidence density ratios and hazard rates of death were calculated following UGIE, MI and CVA adjusting for demographics,...
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