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MDRD GFR Equation

Estimates glomerular filtration rate based on creatinine and patient characteristics.

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

Advice

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