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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Karsch-Völk, Marlies; Schmid, Elisa; Wagenpfeil, Stefan; Linde, Klaus; Heemann, Uwe; Schneider, Antonius 
Title:
Kidney function and clinical recommendations of drug dose adjustment in geriatric patients. 
Abstract:
In elderly patients chronic kidney disease often limits drug prescription. As several equations for quick assessment of kidney function by estimating glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and several different clinical recommendations for drug dose adjustment in renal failure are published, choosing the correct approach for drug dosage is difficult for the practitioner. The aims of our study were to quantify the agreement between eGFR-equations grouped by creatinine-based or cystatin C-based and wit...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
BMC Geriatr 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
13 
Pages contribution:
92 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Allgemeinmedizin; Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie; Abteilung für Nephrologie