Review: Spot protein-creatinine ratio has moderate diagnostic performance for proteinuria in pregnant women with hypertension

Robinson, Christopher J.
October 2008
ACP Journal Club;10/21/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 4, p12
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a study related to the diagnostic accuracy of urinary spot protein-creatinine ratio for proteinuria in hypertensive pregnant women. The study was conducted by researchers A.M. Côte, M.A. Brown and E. Lam. It was found that the method has moderate diagnostic accuracy and recognizing the presence of preeclampsia is critical to providing adequate care for these women.


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