calc_creat {clinPK}R Documentation

Estimate serum creatinine

Description

Calculate an estimated serum creatinine. Function takes vectorized input as well.

Usage

calc_creat(sex = NULL, age = NULL, digits = 1)

Arguments

sex

sex, either 'male' or 'female'

age

age in years

digits

number of digits to round to

Details

Uses equations described in Ceriotti et al. Clin Chem. 2008, and Junge W et al. Clin Chim Acta. 2004. For age 15-18, a linear interpolation is used between equations for <15 and >18 years as described in Johanssen A et al. Ther Drug Monit 2011.

Examples

calc_creat(sex = "male", age = 40)
calc_creat(sex = "male", age = c(10, 17, 60))

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