Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) Calculator for Children

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Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) Calculator for Children

Description

Providers can use this calculator to estimate kidney function in children by measuring the glomerular filtration rate (GFR).

The following information is entered into this tool to calculate GFR:

  • Serum creatinine
  • Height
  • Gender
  • Age group
    • Preemie infants
    • Term infants to 1 year old
    • Children to 13 years old
    • Adolescents

Developer:

National Kidney Disease Education Program

Funding Sources:

National Kidney Disease Education Program

History

Release Date: 2005
Original Summary: June 2005
Last Updated: 01/15/14

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