Emergency Medicine


A guide to managing acute liver failure

Transfer to intensive care, start specific treatment depending on the cause, and consider transplant.

Letters To The Editor

In reply: Cognitive bias and diagnostic error

We thank Dr. Field for his insights and personal observations related to diagnosis and biases that contribute to diagnostic errors.

The Clinical Picture

This is not an acute coronary syndrome

Stress cardiomyopathy—broken heart syndrome—typically affects older women exposed to a stressful life event.

IM Board Review

A tale of two sisters with liver disease

A young woman presents with acute liver failure. What is the cause? Is her sister at risk?