Emergency Medicine


‘Dry drowning’ and other myths

Drowning is a common and often preventable cause of death, especially in children. But dry drowning is a myth.


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.

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.