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Dr.Smah

Antiobiotic dose adjustment in renal impairement

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Dear doctors ...may i ask for your help in 

1st  how  to calculate creatinine clearance in neonates with simple equation ?

2nd any data about antibiotics dosage in renal impairement

Thanks in advance ☺️ 

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Regarding your first question, if you're going to use raw Cr values, please remember that early Cr reflects mother more than baby and that protein malnutrition causes SCr based measures of renal function to over estimate function.  In practice I find the various measures used in the AWAKEN studies to be more useful: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5933049/

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