Chronic kidney disease staging in nursing home and community older adults: does the choice of cockcroft-gault, modification of diet in renal disease study, or the chronic kidney disease epidemiology collaboration initiative equations matter?

@article{Dharmarajan2012ChronicKD,
  title={Chronic kidney disease staging in nursing home and community older adults: does the choice of cockcroft-gault, modification of diet in renal disease study, or the chronic kidney disease epidemiology collaboration initiative equations matter?},
  author={Thiruvinvamalai S Dharmarajan and Jinil Yoo and Robin O Russell and Edward Paul Norkus},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={151-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the chronic kidney disease (CKD) stages derived from GFR estimates using 3 different formulae in a sample of older adults from the community and long term care settings. PARTICIPANTS Data from 1535 older, hospitalized patients (2000-2008) were collected; individuals were hospitalized for acute illness unrelated to renal function. MEASUREMENTS Patient demographics, pertinent medical history, and routine laboratory test results were collected. Estimate of glomerular… CONTINUE READING