Pediatric SIRS and Lactate Testing


International pediatric sepsis consensus conference: definitions for sepsis and organ dysfunction in pediatrics [PubMed Abstract] [Full Text PDF Download] . Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2005 Jan;6(1):2-8.

Lactate Level in Kids
BY SEAN FOX · DECEMBER 19, 2014, from Peds EM Morsels–Pediatric Emergency Medical Education.

The utility of early lactate testing in undifferentiated pediatric systemic inflammatory response syndrome. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Nov;19(11):1276-80. doi: 10.1111/acem.12014. [PubMed Abstract] [Full Text PDF]

Accuracy of Handheld Point-of-Care Fingertip Lactate Measurement in the Emergency Department [PubMed Abstract] [Full Text]. West J Emerg Med. 2013 Feb; 14(1): 58–62. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2011.5.6706 PMCID: PMC3583286

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