Richard L Ollerton

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OBJECTIVE The Cockcroft-Gault (CG) and Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) equations previously have been recommended to estimate glomerular filtration rate (GFR). We compared both estimates with true GFR, measured by the isotopic (51)Cr-EDTA method, in newly diagnosed, treatment-naïve subjects with type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A(More)
1 T he American Diabetes Association recommends estimation of glomer-ular filtration rate (GFR) (1) by either the Cockcroft-Gault (2) or the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) (3) equation in all patients with diabetes. The implication is that these equations provide similar results. Body weight is a numerator in the Cockcroft-Gault equation;(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this preliminary study was to evaluate the perceptions of internationally deployed Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) personnel regarding the psychosocial support needs of these teams. METHODS The DMAT questionnaire was sent to 34 members of Australian medical teams involved in deployments to the 2004 Southeast Asian(More)
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