An interesting article on the pros and cons of various rate limiting methods and an alternative approach which you may not have considered. Continue reading “An alternative approach to rate limiting”
Simple Regex for dissecting SNOMED-CT Codes into their subparts, useful for validation. Continue reading “Snippet: Dissecting SNOMED-CT Codes”
BMI is often used as a measure of obesity when performing population analysis. It is easy to calculate and only requires a person’s Height and Weight. The basic formula is Weight in Kilograms divided by Squared Height in Meters ().
Sometimes when working with large datasets, you may find that you only have part of the picture. I have noticed that some clinical systems will just log the BMI and either the Height or Weight and not all three measurements. That missing measure can, however, be calculated if the other two are present. Continue reading “Calculating Height, Weight and BMI from Incomplete Data”