Rothmund-Thompson syndrome is a rare, autosomal recessive condition, usually caused by mutations in the RecQL4 helicase gene. Dr Sandra Gelvez-Zapata tells us more.
Dr Joel Davis outlines the epidemiology, work-up, treatment and prevention of critical care weakness.
According to the Dutch physician Herman Boerhaave, we should 'keep the head cool, the feet warm and the bowels open.' In 1724 Boerhaave also described oesophageal rupture. Dr Catherine Baldwin tells us more about this eponymous syndrome.
Dr Sandra Gelvez-Zapata reviews the use of proning and ECMO in patients with severe hypoxic respiratory failure.