Know Which Patients Are Prone to Faster Renal Clearance

You'll hear buzz about antibiotic dosing in patients with "augmented renal clearance" (ARC)...or higher clearance than normal.

Up to two-thirds of general ICU patients may have ARC...a creatinine clearance above 130 mL/min...usually during their first week in the ICU.

The concern is that ARC may lead to inadequate antibiotic blood levels...due to faster clearance of meds.

Get unlimited access through an Enterprise license

Hospital Pharmacist's Letter includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and hot topics
  • 300+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Quick reference drug comparison charts
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Not sold to individuals