Volume 24, Number 6—June 2018
CME ACTIVITY - Research
Bioclinical Test to Predict Nephropathia Epidemica Severity at Hospital Admission
|Predictive factor||Point value|
|Leukocyte count >10 × 109 cells/L||9|
|Nephrotoxic drug exposure†||10|
|Thrombocytopenia <90 × 109/L||11|
*Predictive factors were assessed at admission.
†Nephrotoxic drugs included nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, iodinated contrast media, diuretics, renin angiotensin aldosterone system inhibitors, and nephrotoxic antimicrobial drugs (aminoglycosides, glycopeptides).