Paediatrics – MCQ 23 – Schwartz formula for calculation of creatinine clearance

ln SCHWARTZ formula for calculation of creatinine clearance in a child, the constant depends on the following except :
a) Age
b) Method of estimation of creatinine
c) Mass
d) Severity of renal failure

Correct answer : d) Severity of renal failure

Schwartz formula:Creatinine clearance = K x height / creatinine (K = a constant which depends on age, muscle mass and method of creatinine estimation)

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