kidsides: Download, Cache, and Connect to KidSIDES

Caches and then connects to a 'sqlite' database containing half a million pediatric drug safety signals. The database is part of a family of resources catalogued at <>. The database contains 17 tables where the description table provides a map between the fields the field's details. The database was created by Nicholas Giangreco during his PhD thesis which you can read in Giangreco (2022) <doi:10.7916/d8-5d9b-6738>. The observations are from the Food and Drug Administration's Adverse Event Reporting System. Generalized additive models estimated drug effects across child development stages for the occurrence of an adverse event when exposed to a drug compared to other drugs. Read more at the methods detailed in Giangreco (2022) <doi:10.1016/j.medj.2022.06.001>.

Version: 0.5.0
Depends: R (≥ 4.0)
Imports: DBI, RSQLite, R.utils, tools
Suggests: ggplot2, dbplyr, tidyr, stringr, ggthemes, rlang, ggrepel, scales, pacman, dplyr, rmarkdown, knitr, covr, testthat (≥ 3.0.0), DT, gt, lobstr, prettyunits, purrr, tidyverse
Published: 2023-05-21
Author: Nicholas Giangreco ORCID iD [aut, cph, cre]
Maintainer: Nicholas Giangreco <nick.giangreco at>
License: CC BY 4.0
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: kidsides results


Reference manual: kidsides.pdf
Vignettes: Overview


Package source: kidsides_0.5.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): kidsides_0.5.0.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): kidsides_0.5.0.tgz, r-release (x86_64): kidsides_0.5.0.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): kidsides_0.5.0.tgz
Old sources: kidsides archive


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