patients_per_medcode: Produce a dataset of CPRD medcodes with frequencies of...

Description Usage Arguments Details Examples

View source: R/cprd_medcodes.R

Description

This function aggregates all distinct patients matching each CPRD medcode in the clinical table

Usage

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patients_per_medcode(db, clinical_table = "Clinical", patid = "patid",
  medcode = "medcode")

Arguments

db

a database connection

clinical_table

name of the clinical table in the database

patid

name of the patid field

medcode

name of the medcode field

Details

Note that this does not translate to Read/OXMIS codes. This function should be fast because all of the heavy lifting happens in SQLite before the data is exported to R

Examples

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## Not run: 
medcode_counts <- patients_per_medcode(db)
head(medcode_counts)

## End(Not run)

rOpenHealth/rEHR documentation built on March 19, 2018, 7:58 a.m.