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Point-of-care lactate testing for sepsis at presentation to health care: a systematic review of patient outcomes

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Background:

Lactate is measured in hospital settings to identify patients with sepsis and severe infections, and guide initiation of early treatment. Point-of-care technology could facilitate measurement of lactate by first contact clinicians in the community, however there has been little research into its utility in these environments. 

Aim:

To investigate the effect of using point-of-care lactate (at presentation to healthcare) on m...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.3399/bjgp17X693665

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of General Practice Journal website
Volume:
67
Issue:
665
Pages:
e859-e870
Publication date:
2017-11-30
Acceptance date:
2017-07-02
DOI:
EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Pubs id:
pubs:743620
URN:
uri:9a121d33-9627-4e75-8d63-c0d03695521b
UUID:
uuid:9a121d33-9627-4e75-8d63-c0d03695521b
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pubs:743620
Paper number:
665

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