Episode 59: Lactate in Sepsis


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High lactate levels are uniformly associated with poor clinical outcomes, including mortality. However, there is considerable interest and conflict of opinion regarding the clinical value of using lactate levels to guide resuscitation in critically ill patients. In this episode, we dive deeper into this long-standing controversy.

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