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    MDRD GFR Equation

    Estimates glomerular filtration rate based on creatinine and patient characteristics.
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    BEFORE USE

    Only for chronic kidney disease (CKD), not accurate for acute renal failure. Please also note that a recent study indicates the MDRD may underestimate the actual GFR in healthy patients by up to 29%.
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    mg/dL

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    Advice

    Always consider and avoid nephrotoxic medications; patients with worsening GFR/CKD may require nephrology consultation.