Searching for chemical substances based on ATC codes from WHO search engine.

July 20, 2013

(This article was first published on XRGB, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

The concept of how to grep search engine results with R had been one of my lingering thoughts. Because sometimes it’s just feels easier if I could just grep search engine results than to find a dataset or complete database of a certain thing.

So when at work I had to use ATC codes to get the substances out or the pharmaceutical(?) use. So while no-one was looking I naturally had to devise the

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