Downloads Research objects for articles from www.clinicalcodes.org

Description

This function builds an R representation of a ClinicalCodes Research object

Usage

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research_object(article_ids, download_codes = FALSE, trim = 50)

Arguments

article_ids

integer representiong the id of a www.ClinicalCodes.org article

download_codes

logical should the individual code lists be downloaded as part of the research object?

trim

integer How many characters from titles should be included in list names for multiple codelists?

Details

The ResearchObject contains metadata describing the article (URI, abstract, ID, title, authors, doi, journal etc.), comments on the article, codelist metadata (associated articles, name, url, number of codes in the list, user field names, comments) and optional full codelists. The individual codelists can be downloaded directly with the download_codes argument set to TRUE. Otherwise they can be associated later using the codelists_for_ro() function

Value

an object of class ResearchObject (R representation of a ClinicalCodes research object)

Examples

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## Not run: 
# get research object and codes
RO <- research_object(article_ids = 2, download_codes = FALSE)
ROs  <- research_object(article_ids = 5:7, download_codes = FALSE)

## End(Not run)