Emergency Medicine

The Clinical Picture

Eyes of the mimicker

A 42-year-old man presented with intermittent fevers, rigors, headache, and myalgia, and now, one-sided vision loss.

MD IQ

From the Editor

The algorithm less traveled

At Bellevue, the RPR was a routine test; at the University of Pennsylvania, not so much—it all depends on context.

Letters To The Editor

Cardiorenal syndrome

Faced with a rising serum creatinine in a heart failure patient, I suggest looking for causes other cardiorenal syndrome, continuing diuretics,...

Letters To The Editor

In reply: Cardiorenal syndrome

The clinical importance of this entity and the challenge it poses to clinicians cannot be overemphasized.

Symptoms to Diagnosis

A 71-year-old woman with shock and a high INR

She presents with an acute change in mental status, blood pressure 80/40 mm Hg, pulse 130, INR 6.13.

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