Survival analysis using primary care electronic health record data: A systematic review of the literature.
Adam Jose Hodgkins, Andrew Bonney, Judy Mullan, Darren John Mayne, Stephen Barnett
Health Inf Manag | Published : 2018
PURPOSE: An emerging body of research involves observational studies in which survival analysis is applied to data obtained from primary care electronic health records (EHRs). This systematic review of these studies examined the utility of using this approach. METHOD: An electronic literature search of the Scopus, PubMed, Web of Science, CINAHL, and Cochrane databases was conducted. Search terms and exclusion criteria were chosen to select studies where survival analysis was applied to the data extracted wholly from EHRs used in primary care medical practice. RESULTS: A total of 46 studies that met the inclusion criteria for the systematic review were examined. All were published within the ..View full abstract