A collection of R functions to perform basic clinical calculations in medical research.
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Clinical calculations for R

This is a collection of R functions to perform basic clinical calculations in medical research.

The functions are provided as-is. Pull requests are more than welcome.

  • Determine the presence of the metabolic syndrome, according to the updated NCEP ATPIII criteria (Grundy, 2005).
  • Calculate the corrected QT interval (QTc) of a electrocardiogram, according to Bazett (Bazett, 1920) or Fridericia (Fridericia, 1920).
  • Calculate the body mass index (BMI, Quetelet index).
  • Calculate the body surface area (BSA), according to Monsteller (Monsteller, 1987).

How to install

Clinicalcalculations is not (yet) available on CRAN. Install devtools. Then use devtools to install clinicalcalculations directly from GitHub.

install.packages("devtools")
devtools::install_github("ls31/clinicalcalculations")

How to update

devtools::install_github("lc31/clinicalcalculations")