Critical appraisal:Alexandropoulou K, van Vlymen J, Reid F, Poullis A, Kang JY 2013 2

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Article being appraised

Alexandropoulou K, van Vlymen J, Reid F, Poullis A, Kang JY. Temporal trends of Barrett's oesophagus and gastro-oesophageal reflux and related oesophageal cancer over a 10-year period in England and Wales and associated proton pump inhibitor and H2RA prescriptions: a GPRD study. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2013 Jan;25(1):15-21 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23022985.


Applicable clinical question

Key Facts

Study Design

prevalence and incidence study

Number of Patients:

5860



Evidence ratings

Risk of bias
High risk of bias Comments: Please replace this text and include any additional comments in regards to your quality rating

Risk of bias assessment: prevalence and incidence study

Source population of patients
Population based
Subject (sample) selection
Highly selected (selection at clinician's discretion regardless of whether sample consecutive), unclear or not described
Measurement of condition
No or not described
Follow-up complete and all patients included in the analysis?
Yes (follow-up >95%)
Result of appraisal

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Completed by

Associate Professor Guy Eslick


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Article
Alexandropoulou K, van Vlymen J, Reid F, Poullis A, Kang JY. Temporal trends of Barrett's oesophagus and gastro-oesophageal reflux and related oesophageal cancer over a 10-year period in England and Wales and associated proton pump inhibitor and H2RA prescriptions: a GPRD study. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2013 Jan;25(1):15-21 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23022985.
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Topic area
Guidelines:Natural history
Clinical question
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