Dispensing Patterns and Pregnancy Outcomes for Women Dispensed Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors in Pregnancy
Lyn Colvin, Linda Slack-Smith, Fiona J Stanley, Carol Bower
Birth Defects Research Part A Clinical and Molecular Teratology | WILEY | Published : 2011
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Fellowship
Supported by: Australian Postgraduate Award scholarship (L. Colvin); National Health and Medical Research Council Fellowships (634341, C. Bower).We are grateful to Edwina Rudy, Western Australia Birth Defects Registry, for her assistance. This project has approval from the Human Research Ethics Committee of The University of Western Australia (ref #RA/4/1/1390) and was performed under the auspices of the Western Australia Cross Jurisdictional Data Linkage Project covered by a Memorandum of Understanding between the Western Australia Department of Health and the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. The person-based linkage was covered by approvals from the two agencies ethics and confidentiality committees. Before the event-based data linkage was undertaken, approval was also obtained from the Confidentiality of Health Information Committee (approval #200534) and permission to use the required data was obtained from the relevant data custodians. Carol Bower was funded by a National Health and Medical Research Fellowship (#634341).