### Recent Submissions

(2016-11-30)
• #### ontologyX: a suite of R packages for working with ontological data ﻿

(Oxford University Press, 2017-01-05)
Ontologies are widely used constructs for encoding and analyzing biomedical data, but the absence of simple and consistent tools has made exploratory and systematic analysis of such data unnecessarily difficult. Here we ...
• #### The prevalence and determinants of catastrophic health expenditures attributable to non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: a methodological commentary. ﻿

(BioMed Central, 2014-11-07)
BACKGROUND: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), while traditionally considered a "rich world"-problem, have been spreading fast in low and middle income countries and by now account for a large share of mortality and ill-health ...
• #### Clinical frailty adds to acute illness severity in predicting mortality in hospitalized older adults: An observational study ﻿

(Elsevier, 2016-09-02)
$\textbf{Aim:}$ Frail individuals may be at higher risk of death from a given acute illness severity (AIS), but this relationship has not been studied in an English National Health Service (NHS) acute hospital setting. ...