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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Elevated Lactate: Significance and Challenges

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SinAiEM - By Jean Sun - 22 July, 2016
"Given the evolving definition of sepsis and the continual push to report sepsis measures to State Health Departments and CMS, I thought the time is ripe to revisit a popular topic: the significance of elevated lactate in the ED. After all, not all elevated lactate is sepsis, and we may be able to spare some diagnostic errors in the ED by examining this popular lab value more closely."