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Discriminant Scores for Predicting Aminoglycoside Nephrotoxicity

Purpose:

To predict nephrotoxicity in a patient treated with aminoglycosides using the discriminant equations of Moore et al.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

Y40.5

Description:

Moore et al developed discriminant equations in 1984 that can be used to predict the risk of nephrotoxicity in patients treated with aminoglycosides. The authors were from the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

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