Tag Creatinine
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Urea-Creatinine Ratio

The relationship of urea and creatine is dependent on serum laboratory units used to determine the cause of acute kidney injury.
CCC Critical Care compendium 340


Creatinine = Non-protein end product of creatinine metabolism. Formed from skeletal muscle and excreted in constant amounts. Completely filtered by kidney (marker of GFR). Production proportional to muscle mass