Galen eCalcs - Calculator: Creatinine Clearance (MDRD)

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This calculator determines creatinine clearance using the MDRD formula recommended by the National Kidney Foundation

Calculator Search/Filter Keywords

At the calculator level, eCalcs comes delivered with default keywords that can be leveraged in the "Search/Filter" field to enable Specialty or System driven calculator searching. The following calculator keywords are delivered by default for the Creatinine Clearance (MDRD) calculator:


  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Family Practice
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gerontology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Oncology
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Toxicology


  • Endocrine
  • Lymphatic
  • Urinary

Calculator Configuration Options

Preference Name Valid Range Description
Publishing Checked / Unchecked When checked the calculator will display for users on the front end.
When unchecked, the calculator WILL NOT display for users on the front end.
Orderable Item Override (BLANK) / G-CreMDRD “(BLANK)” indicates that the global configuration options for Orderable Item will be used.
“G-CreMDRD” indicates that the calculator specific value will be used and can display the specific calculator name in the output.

Calculator Inputs

Input Mapping Type Description
Sex Demographics Patient Sex
Age Demographics Patient Age
Ethnicity Demographics Patient Ethnicity
Serum Creatinine Results Patient's serum creatinine in mg/dL
Traceable to IDMS Manual Input This checkbox should be used if your laboratory uses a creatinine method that has been standardized or traceable to IDMS

Calculator Outputs

Output Mapping Type Description
CKD-EPI Creatinine eGFR Result Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration
MDRD Study eGFR Result Glomerular filtration rate calculated using the MDRD formula