By Bengt Källén

This booklet addresses methodological facets of epidemiological reports on maternal drug use in being pregnant. Discussing the prevailing assets of blunders and the way they could produce unsuitable conclusions, it examines a number of epidemiological suggestions and assesses their strengths and weaknesses. those refer either to the identity of results (with specified emphasis on congenital malformations) and to the categories of publicity (drug use).

Further, the publication discusses the matter of confounding and the way to deal with it, and offers an easy creation to statistical data. distinctive occasions, e.g. kinds of parental publicity, are tested. finally, the e-book discusses pharmacovigilance and the data challenge, concluding with a quick checklist of elements to contemplate whilst one desires to review a broadcast paper within the field. 

Though the publication is essentially meant for pharmacologists, gynecologists and obstetricians, it is going to profit all medical professionals operating in perinatal care.

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