Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) MDRD Calculator for Adults

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Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) MDRD Calculator for Adults

Description

Providers can use this calculator to estimate kidney function in adults by measuring the glomerular filtration rate (GFR). This calculator is based on the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Study equation.

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

  • Plasma creatinine
  • Age
  • Whether patient is African American
  • Gender

Developer:

National Kidney Disease Education Program

Funding Sources:

National Kidney Disease Education Program

History

Release Date: 2005
Original Summary: June 2005
Last Updated: 03/12/14

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