Contradictory guidelines for drug dose adjustment in renal impairment


even among those with known risk factors for CKD, including diabetes, hypertension and age >60 years. By contrast, tests for serum lipids and glucose were ordered for 71% and 33%, respectively, of the total test population. ICD-9-CM diagnostic codes for kidney disease were allocated by physicians in only 3% of cases. Code sensitivity for detecting estimated… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncpneph0004