ctrdata: Retrieve and Analyze Information on Clinical Trials from Public Registers

Provides functions for querying, retrieving and analysing protocol- and results-related information on clinical trials from two public registers, the European Union Clinical Trials Register (EUCTR, <https://www.clinicaltrialsregister.eu/>) and ClinicalTrials.gov (CTGOV, <https://clinicaltrials.gov/>). The information is transformed and then stored in a database (mongo). Functions are provided for accessing and analysing the locally stored information on the clinical trials, as well as for identifying duplicate records. The package is motivated by the need for aggregating and trend-analysing the design, conduct and outcomes across clinical trials.

Version: 0.18
Imports: mongolite (≥ 2.0), jsonlite, httr, curl, clipr, xml2, rvest
Suggests: testthat, devtools, knitr, rmarkdown
Published: 2019-04-11
Author: Ralf Herold ORCID iD [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Ralf Herold <ralf.herold at mailbox.org>
BugReports: https://github.com/rfhb/ctrdata/issues
License: MIT + file LICENSE
URL: https://github.com/rfhb/ctrdata
NeedsCompilation: no
SystemRequirements: mongo database, sed, php, cat, perl
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: ctrdata results


Reference manual: ctrdata.pdf
Vignettes: ctrdata getting started
ctrdata usage examples
Package source: ctrdata_0.18.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: not available, r-release: not available, r-oldrel: not available
OS X binaries: r-release: ctrdata_0.14.1.tgz, r-oldrel: ctrdata_0.14.1.tgz
Old sources: ctrdata archive


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