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Quite often, the data that we have is in a written format. We may want to convert that to a number for analysis, and so may analyse it ourselves using a set of criteria that we devise in our heads. However, this introduces human bias. To reduce this, we can create some code which will […]
Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) is a problem in hospitals. It refers to widespread inflammation across the body. Using a simple program, we can create a calculator to rapidly (and automatically) determine if a patient meets the criteria for SIRS. Pre-Requisites Ensure that you read this tutorial to learn the basics of Colaboratory and how to navigate […]
Approximately 20% of medical appointments that are booked are not attended in the UK. This costs an estimated £1 billion annually. If we were able to predict who might not show up, we could take targeted measures to encourage them to do so, such as tailored text alerts or a quick phone call. Let’s try […]