Admission hyperlactatemia in intensive care units and mortality.


To the Editor: Juneja et al [1] evaluated the causes, incidence, and impact on outcome of admission hyperlactatemia in patients admitted to a general medical intensive care unit. A blood gas analyzer measured arterial blood lactate in this study. Admission hyperlactatemia was evaluated as a prognosticating marker to identify which patients were at higher… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2011.03.010

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@article{Berend2011AdmissionHI, title={Admission hyperlactatemia in intensive care units and mortality.}, author={Kenrick Berend and Willem Develter}, journal={Journal of critical care}, year={2011}, volume={26 3}, pages={321-2; author reply 322} }