Comparison of capillary and arterial lactate levels in patients with shock.

@article{Collange2017ComparisonOC,
  title={Comparison of capillary and arterial lactate levels in patients with shock.},
  author={Olivier Collange and Vincent Garcia and Michel J Kindo and N Meyer and Thomas Lavaux and Paul Michel Mertes and Girish P. Joshi and Pierre A. Diemunsch},
  journal={Anaesthesia, critical care & pain medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={
          157-162
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Several guidelines recommend point-of-care lactate measurements for therapeutic decision-making in patients with shock. The aim of the study was to validate capillary lactate measurements with a bedside micromethod in patients with shock. STUDY DESIGN Prospective observational study. PATIENTS AND MEASUREMENTS Capillary lactate levels measured by a micromethod (CAPI) and arterial lactate levels measured by a standard laboratory method (ARTs) were simultaneously and repeatedly… CONTINUE READING