The International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE) Good Pharmacoepidemiology Practices (GPP) provides guidance for the conduct and reporting of pharmacoepidemiologic studies. The key points of ISPE GPP include:

Study Design and Conduct: ISPE GPP emphasizes the importance of study design and conduct to ensure the validity and reliability of study results. The guide provides guidance on study design, sample selection, data collection, and analysis.

Data Sources and Quality: ISPE GPP provides guidance on the selection and use of data sources, such as administrative databases, electronic health records, and patient registries. The guide emphasizes the importance of data quality and the need to validate data sources and ensure data completeness.

Ethical Considerations: ISPE GPP emphasizes the importance of ethical considerations in pharmacoepidemiologic studies, including informed consent, confidentiality, and protection of human subjects.

Reporting and Dissemination of Results: ISPE GPP provides guidance on the reporting and dissemination of study results, including the need to provide clear and transparent reporting of study methods, results, and limitations.

Collaboration and Communication: ISPE GPP emphasizes the importance of collaboration and communication among researchers, stakeholders, and the public to ensure the appropriate use and interpretation of study results.

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