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  • Genetic polymorphisms and arterial stiffness 

    Zhou, Sixiang (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 2008)
    Arterial stiffness exerts a major influence on cardiac afterload and coronary perfusion. Indices of arterial stiffness have therefore been proposed as surrogate markers of cardiovascular risk and as potential therapeutic ...
  • Pharmacoepidemiology of diabetes mellitus in a national population 

    Zaharan, Nur Lisa (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 2010)
    Diabetes is associated with significant morbidity and mortality from microvascular and macrovascular complications. It is projected that the prevalence of diabetes will increase worldwide especially in the elderly population ...
  • The use of the General Medical Services prescription database for pharmacoepidemiological studies in Ireland 

    Williams, David (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 2003)
    Pharmacoepidemiology may be divided into three main subdivisions, namely pharmacovigilence, drug utilisation and prescribing quality. An aim of this thesis was to demonstrate the usefulness of the General Medical Services ...
  • Health economics in the Irish healthcare setting 

    Walshe, Valerie E. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 2008)
    Economic analysis plays a key role in deciding which healthcare interventions should be made available in collectively funded healthcare systems. The aim of this thesis is to examine the application of health economics in ...
  • Pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement : an Irish perspective 

    Tilson, Lesley H. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 2006)
    There has been a five-fold increase in state expenditure on medicines under the Community Drug Schemes in Ireland over the last decade (1994 to 2004). As a result of this marked increase in pharmaceutical expenditure, the ...

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