H. N. HAUGEN; E. M. BLEGEN
Our reason for writing this paper is the wish to sum up salient points concerning the endogenous creatinine clearance with special regard to the utility of the test in routine clinical work. We intend to stress the differences in the requirements for a renal functional test suitable for research work and one fit for clinical routine. We will emphasize that this difference does not put any stamp of inferiority on the latter: it is here a question of utility.
We also wish to describe our laboratory procedure, which secures reliable results with relatively simple equipment. Many who have wanted to
HAUGEN HN, BLEGEN EM. PLASMA CREATININE CONCENTRATION AND CREATININE CLEARANCE IN CLINICAL WORK*†. Ann Intern Med. 1955;43:731–739. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-43-4-731
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;43(4):731-739.
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