PERK: An in-built application to predict and visualize environmental concentration and risk using pharmaceutical prescription data collected at fine spatial resolution.
PERK acronym for Predicting Environmental concentrations and RisK assessment, is an R package with in-built application tool, aims to facilitate automated modelling and reporting of predicted environmental concentrations of a comprehensive set of pharmaceuticals derived from a wide range of therapeutic classes with different mode of action.
The tool helps users,
This work is a part of the Wastewater Fingerprinting for Public Health Assessment (ENTRUST) project funded by Wessex Water and EPSRC IAA (grant no. EP/R51164X/1).
1. Prescription Data For England:
This tool uses the prescription data from PrAna, an R package to calculate and visualize England NHS prescribing data.
The data used in PrAna are as follows,
2. WWTP Data:
The following dataset are provided from WWTP collaborators,
3. API properties