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Table 2 Comparison of prescription data obtained from the Client Service Receipt Inventory (CSRI) with that obtained from the Secure Anonymised Information Linkage (SAIL) Database

From: Hip fracture in the elderly multidisciplinary rehabilitation (FEMuR) feasibility study: testing the use of routinely collected data for future health economic evaluations

Study ID No. of CSRI drugs No. not matched on SAIL < 3 months No. not matched on SAIL < 4 months SAIL drugs not on CSRI Comment/drugs not matched
1109 9 0 0 3 Lactulose, Portex, Diprobase
1121 12 0 0 4 Naproxen, Voltarol, Diazepam, Fluoxetine
2101 5 1 1 1 Painkiller reported on CSRI and not SAIL (Over The Counter?); Flu vaccine on SAIL but not CSRI
2106 3 0 0 3 Alendronic acid, Adcal, Laxido Orange
2114 9 0 0 1 Ferrous Fumarate
2116 6 0 0 3 Calcium+Cholecalciferol, Alendronic Acid, Sudocrem
2117 7 1 0 0 Missing CSRI matched at 3 months + 1 day
2118 10 0 0 6 Zapain, Novomix, Timodine, Loperamide, Cyclizine, Novotwist
2119 9 4 0 3 Missing CSRI matched at 3 months + 4 weeks; Tramadol, Viscotears, Lacri-Lube on SAIL but not CSRI
2121 2 0 0 4 Tramadol, Paracetamol, Ibuprofen, Diprobase
3108 8 5 0 0 Missing CSRI matched at 3 months + 5 days
3114 8 4 0 1 Missing CSRI matched at 3 months + 4 weeks; Gastrocote on SAIL but not CSRI