How to measure renal function in clinical practice

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 16 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:0-l

Formulas, like URLs and email addresses, are often danger areas, where one tiny error can matter. In figure 2 in this clinical review by Jamie Traynor and colleagues (BMJ 2006;333:733-7, doi: 10.1136/bmj.38975.390370.7C, 7 Oct), the formula for the 6-variable MDRD (modification of diet in renal disease) contained an error: the serum albumin concentration should have been divided, not multiplied, by 10.

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