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Template for Clinical Trial Protocol

Contains an R Markdown template for a clinical trial protocol adhering to the SPIRIT statement. The SPIRIT (Standard Protocol Items for Interventional Trials) statement outlines recommendations for a minimum set of elements to be addressed in a clinical trial protocol. Also contains functions to create a xml document from the template and upload it to clinicaltrials.gov<https://www.clinicaltrials.gov/> for trial registration.

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spiritR

This package contains an Rmarkdown template for a clinical trial protocol adhering to the SPIRIT checklist. This package was inspired by the Spirit Electronic Protocol Tool & Resource SEPTRE software program.

Contained within the template is a section for each of the elements that should be adressed in a clinical trial protocol. Links to the SPIRIT statement guidance about what should be addressed in each element are provided.

Functions in this package provide the functionality to upload information from the protocol developed in your Rmardown file to a new record in the clinicaltrials.gov registry.

Installing the package

Enter the following in your console for installation (uncomment the first line if devtools is not already installed):

# install.packages("devtools")
devtools::install_github("awconway/spiritR")

Once installed, the template will be available within the RStudio IDE by selecing 'New File' > 'R Markdown' > 'From Template'.

Functions in spiritR

Name Description
upload_ctxml Upload an xml object to the clinicaltrials.gov registry
print_ctxml Print xml document created using spiritR
%>% Pipe operator
spiritR-package spiritR: Template for Clinical Trial Protocol
add_functions Add arms, interventions and outcomes to an existing xml document for upload to clinicaltrials.gov
create_ctxml Creates xml document for upload to clinicaltrials.gov
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Vignettes of spiritR

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example-response.png
references.bib
spiritR.Rmd
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License MIT + file LICENSE
Encoding UTF-8
LazyData true
RoxygenNote 6.1.1
VignetteBuilder knitr
Language en-US
NeedsCompilation no
Packaged 2019-08-09 18:10:55 UTC; aaronconway
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2019-08-10 09:30:07 UTC

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