Arja Helin-Salmivaara

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Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc Amount of external CME in groups of specialties: a nation-wide survey among Finnish doctors
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Unit of General Practice, Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Res Notes 2:265. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Heavy users of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: a nationwide prescription database study in Finland
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, Box 713, 00101 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 59:477-82. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk of upper gastrointestinal events with the use of various NSAIDs: a case-control study in a general population
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Centre for Pharmacotherapy Development, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Gastroenterol 42:923-32. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk of serious upper gastrointestinal events with concurrent use of NSAIDs and SSRIs: a case-control study in the general population
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Graduate School of Clinical Drug Research, c o Clinical Pharmacology, P B 340, 00290, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 63:403-8. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Frequent prescribing of drugs with potential gastrointestinal toxicity among continuous users of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Centre for Pharmacotherapy Development, Box 55, FIN, 00301, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 61:425-31. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Focusing on changing clinical practice to enhance rational prescribing--collaboration and networking enable comprehensive approaches
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    ROHTO, Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, PO Box 713, FIN 00101 Helsinki, Finland
    Health Policy 66:1-10. 2003
  7. pmc Statins and hip fracture prevention--a population based cohort study in women
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    PLoS ONE 7:e48095. 2012
  8. pmc Shift of statin use towards the elderly in 1995-2005: a nation-wide register study in Finland
    Päivi Ruokoniemi
    Graduate School of Clinical Drug Research, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 66:405-10. 2008
  9. pmc Sequential cohort design applying propensity score matching to analyze the comparative effectiveness of atorvastatin and simvastatin in preventing cardiovascular events
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Department of Pharmacology, Drug Development and Therapeutics, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Unit of Primary Health Care, Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 9:e90325. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Impact of restricted reimbursement on the use of statins in Finland: a register-based study
    Jaana E Martikainen
    Research Department, The Social Insurance Institution, Helsinki, Finland
    Med Care 48:761-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Amount of external CME in groups of specialties: a nation-wide survey among Finnish doctors
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Unit of General Practice, Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Res Notes 2:265. 2009
    ..We aimed to describe and analyse the number of days spent in formal CME outside the workplace by specialty among Finnish doctors of working age...
  2. ncbi request reprint Heavy users of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: a nationwide prescription database study in Finland
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, Box 713, 00101 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 59:477-82. 2003
    ..To describe characteristics of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs; Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical code M01A) users in Finland, with emphasis on intensity of use...
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk of upper gastrointestinal events with the use of various NSAIDs: a case-control study in a general population
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Centre for Pharmacotherapy Development, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Gastroenterol 42:923-32. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the risk of upper GI events associated with various NSAIDs in a general population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk of serious upper gastrointestinal events with concurrent use of NSAIDs and SSRIs: a case-control study in the general population
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Graduate School of Clinical Drug Research, c o Clinical Pharmacology, P B 340, 00290, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 63:403-8. 2007
    ..To study the risk of serious upper gastrointestinal (GI) events associated with the concurrent use of selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and different types of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Frequent prescribing of drugs with potential gastrointestinal toxicity among continuous users of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Centre for Pharmacotherapy Development, Box 55, FIN, 00301, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 61:425-31. 2005
    ..We studied the prescribing of NSAIDs with corticosteroids, oral anticoagulants or selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs), as well as the use of gastroprotection among continuous and non-continuous users of NSAIDs in Finland...
  6. ncbi request reprint Focusing on changing clinical practice to enhance rational prescribing--collaboration and networking enable comprehensive approaches
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    ROHTO, Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, PO Box 713, FIN 00101 Helsinki, Finland
    Health Policy 66:1-10. 2003
    ..The Government has recently decided to continue and widen the process, which started as a pilot programme, on a tight budget...
  7. pmc Statins and hip fracture prevention--a population based cohort study in women
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    PLoS ONE 7:e48095. 2012
    ..To study the association of long-term statin use and the risk of low-energy hip fractures in middle-aged and elderly women...
  8. pmc Shift of statin use towards the elderly in 1995-2005: a nation-wide register study in Finland
    Päivi Ruokoniemi
    Graduate School of Clinical Drug Research, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 66:405-10. 2008
    ..To describe nation-wide secular trends in statin use...
  9. pmc Sequential cohort design applying propensity score matching to analyze the comparative effectiveness of atorvastatin and simvastatin in preventing cardiovascular events
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Department of Pharmacology, Drug Development and Therapeutics, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Unit of Primary Health Care, Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 9:e90325. 2014
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  10. doi request reprint Impact of restricted reimbursement on the use of statins in Finland: a register-based study
    Jaana E Martikainen
    Research Department, The Social Insurance Institution, Helsinki, Finland
    Med Care 48:761-6. 2010
    ..This study investigated the short-term consequences of the restricted reimbursement of expensive statins (atorvastatin and rosuvastatin) on the use of statins in Finland...
  11. pmc Change in antihypertensive drug prescribing after guideline implementation: a controlled before and after study
    Raija Sipilä
    Current Care, Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, Helsinki
    BMC Fam Pract 12:87. 2011
    ..Antihypertensive drug choices and treatment levels are not in accordance with the existing guidelines. We aimed to assess the impact of a guideline implementation intervention on antihypertensive drug prescribing...
  12. ncbi request reprint Industry guidelines, laws and regulations ignored: quality of drug advertising in medical journals
    Kari S Lankinen
    ROHTO Programme, Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, P O Box 713, FI 00101 Helsinki, Finland
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:789-95. 2004
    ..To document the quality of evidence base for marketing claims in prescription drug advertisements, to facilitate identification of potential targets for quality improvement...
  13. ncbi request reprint NSAID use and the risk of hospitalization for first myocardial infarction in the general population: a nationwide case-control study from Finland
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Centre for Pharmacotherapy Development and Postgraduate School of Clinical Drug Research, University of Turku, PB 55, FIN 00301 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Heart J 27:1657-63. 2006
    ..To evaluate the risk of first myocardial infarction (MI) associated with the use of various non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the general population...
  14. ncbi request reprint At-risk patients still predisposed for myocardial infarction by coxibs
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 63:97-8. 2007
  15. ncbi request reprint [Safety of antiinflammatory drugs]
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Duodecim 121:2407-10. 2005
  16. ncbi request reprint Electronic primary care guidelines with links to Cochrane reviews--EBM Guidelines
    Helena Varonen
    The Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, 00100 Helskinki, Finland
    Fam Pract 22:465-9. 2005
    ..We also discuss the barriers and facilitators to our process and present ideas for future development...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Survival skills in the flood of pharmaceutical information]
    Arja Helin-Salmivaara
    Suomalainen Lääkäriseura Duodecim, ROHTO PL 713, 00101 Helsinki
    Duodecim 118:41-6. 2002