Tsuneo Tsubaki

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The Cockcroft-Gault and Salazar-Corcoran equations were compared with respect to prediction of gentamicin pharmacokinetic values in obese and nonobese patients, and the results were used to formulate guidelines for calculating initial gentamicin dosages in obese patients. Creatinine clearance (CLcr) was estimated by applying the Cockcroft-Gault equation(More)
Aminoglycosides are widely used, and clinicians continue to seek newer and better methods for initial dosing of these agents. Recently, three new methods were introduced: Thomson, Reesor Nimmo, and dosing in renopathy by easy-to-use multipliers (DREM). In comparing them with older, traditional dosing methods in patients with various degrees of renal(More)
Sir, Blood stored in blood banks is inadequate to meet the needs of patients. There is a steady decline in blood donation while the demand for transfusion continues to rise.[1] Voluntary donation system is by far the best and it needs to be strengthened.[2] It is important that voluntary non-remunerated blood donations should be promoted, accepted and(More)
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