COVID-19 Research

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed sustained pressure on Canada’s healthcare system and resources, including prescription drugs. In line with the ODPRN’s goal of being a leader in generating high-quality, relevant, and timely research of interest to clinicians, policy-makers, academics, and the general public, the ODPRN is conducting several projects examining the impacts of the pandemic on medication use and drug safety.

wdt_ID Title Publication Type Date Released Research Topic Additional Resources
wdt_ID Title Publication Type Date Released Research Topic Additional Resources
1 Long-term analgesic use after low-risk surgery Journal Article 12 Mar 2012 Descriptive and Utilization Trends Letter to Editor
3 Trends in opioid use and dosing among socio-economically disadvantaged patients Journal Article 25 Jan 2011 Descriptive and Utilization Trends
4 Clustering of opioid prescribing and opioid-related mortality among family physicians in Ontario Journal Article 01 Mar 2011 Descriptive and Utilization Trends
5 Use of other opioids during methadone therapy: A population-based study Journal Article 18 Jan 2012 Descriptive and Utilization Trends
6 Trends in high-dose opioid prescribing in Canada Journal Article 01 Sep 2014 Descriptive and Utilization Trends Research Minute
7 Opioid use and related adverse events in Ontario Public Report 10 Nov 2016 Descriptive and Utilization Trends County Report Cards
8 Opioid prescribing and opioid-related hospital visits in Ontario Public Report 01 Jul 2015 Descriptive and Utilization Trends
9 The burden of premature opioid-related mortality Public Report 01 May 2014 Descriptive and Utilization Trends Research Minute
10 Prescribing of opioids and opioid-related mortality in Ontario: 2004-2006 Public Report 01 Jul 2012 Descriptive and Utilization Trends
11 Evaluating the effectiveness of first-time methadone maintenance therapy across northern rural and urban regions of Ontario Journal Article 03 Nov 2015 Drug Adherence Research Minute
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