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Sources of error of the Cockcroft-Gault equation: How to adjust a CLcr or GFR ?

Sources of error of the Cockcroft-Gault equation: How to adjust a CLcr or GFR ?

In this part, we can learn two sources of error: body weight, and very low muscle mass (or paralysis).

We need to know how to adjust a patient’s creatinine clearance (CLcr) and GFR based on the type of error.

Make sure that the units match and you’re consistent.

What is the difference between actual and corrected CLcr (GFR)? Leave your answer below and feel free to share any question you may have!


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Prof. Daniel L. Brown


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