Elevated lactate level and shock index in nontraumatic hypotensive patients presenting to the emergency department


Cevik A. A. , Dolgun H., Oner S. , TOKAR B. , ACAR N. , ÖZAKIN E. , ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.22, no.1, pp.23-28, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mej.0000000000000110
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.23-28

Abstract

Background The aim of our study was to evaluate the effect of lactate level (LL) and shock index (SI) on the outcome in nontraumatic hypotensive patients in the emergency department, and also to show the significance of the combined usage of these two parameters.