CVLA study: Capillary and Venous Lactate Agreement – a pilot observational study
To determine the feasibility of a study investigating the agreement between capillary and peripheral venous lactate in the Emergency Department
A prospective observational study in a convenience sample of eligible patients
Early diagnosis is central to improving outcomes for patients with cancer. For cancers without specific risk factors, or with no screening programs are difficult to diagnose and patients often present with non-specific symptoms. Unfortunately this means that these patients are often diagnosed late on in the development of the disease and treatment options are reduced.