estimated creatinine clearance


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estimated creatinine clearance

Abbreviation: CrCl
The rate of the removal of creatinine from the serum by the kidney. See: creatinine clearance test
See also: clearance
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Estimated creatinine clearance and microalbumin levels for early prediction of nephropathy in adults with diabetes mellitus.
An abnormal estimated creatinine clearance result could be rechecked after 2 weeks and, if renal function returns to normal and other PrEP criteria are met, PrEP may be initiated.
For uric acid (milligrams per deciliter), these core-model determinants included age (years), body mass index [weight (kilograms)/height (meters) (2)], log-transformed alcohol consumption (grams per day), diastolic blood pressure (milligrams mercury), and serum creatinine (milligrams per deciliter); for serum creatinine and estimated creatinine clearance, these core-model determinants included age, body mass index, log-transformed alcohol consumption, hypertension (yes/no), current smoking (yes/no), former smoking (yes/no), and use of analgesic medications (yes/no).
Perhaps the most useful features for family physicians are unit conversions and what is labeled physiologic profiling," which includes body surface area calculations, fluid balance equations, anion gaps, estimated creatinine clearance, and Glasgow Coma Scale, for example.
Estimated creatinine clearance declined by 47% from the 71-74 years age group to the [greater than or equal to] 90 year age group in the combined group of men and women.
It enables us to calculate a specific dosage of an aminoglycoside based on a patient's weight and estimated creatinine clearance.

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