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Comment & Response
July 9, 2019

Resuscitation Strategies Using Peripheral Perfusion vs Serum Lactate Levels

Author Affiliations
  • 1Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
JAMA. 2019;322(2):172. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.6027

To the Editor Dr Hernández and colleagues conducted a randomized clinical trial (RCT) comparing sepsis resuscitation strategies targeting capillary refill time (CRT) vs lactate clearance.1 Studies that gauge peripheral perfusion using easy, reproducible, and resource-independent bedside methods are needed. However, we have some concerns about the study.