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Examples: Cockroft-Gault Calculation

Examples: Cockroft-Gault Calculation

Continuing from the previous step, Prof. Lee gives two examples to illustrate Cockroft-Gault Calculation this time.

The first case is a male patient. We need to know how to calculate the creatinine clearance correctly based on the gross weight, known height, and BSA.

Following that, we compute body surface area by DuBois equation.

The second case is a female patient. We have to notice her weight, which will impact the creatinine clearance we are trying to get.

Below is an exercise adapted from the video, please try it on your own, and share your answer.

Female, age = 50, BW=60 Kg, Ccr=1 mg/dL, Height = 155 cm, what is her Clcr?

If you have any questions, please leave them below.

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