How to measure renal function in clinical practice: Estimated glomerular filtration rate in general practice

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7574.918-a (Published 26 October 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:918
  1. Jo Richardson, general practitioner (jo.richardson@GP-F84710.nhs.uk)
  1. London E14 3BQ

    EDITOR—The introduction of routine reporting of estimated glomerular filtration rate with every serum creatinine requested seems to have led to three outcomes in general practice: worried patients, increased workload, and confused clinicians.1

    Although the national service framework for renal services does not say that estimated glomerular filtration rate …

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