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LITFL Review 270

Welcome to the 270th Litfl Review! Your regular and reliable source for the highest highlights, sneakiest sneak peeks and loudest shout-outs from the webbed world of emergency medicine and Critical care. Each week the LITFL team casts the spotlight on the blogosphere’s best and brightest and deliver a bite-sized chunk of FOAM.

The Most Fair Dinkum Ripper Beauts of the Week

Ashley Liebig delivers a powerful, poignant and thought provoking talk on the golden fleece, the golden hour and the golden rule. [AS]

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

  • Moises Gallegos introduces a new mnemonic for the management options of EPISTAXIS. [SR]
  • Andy Neill reminds us of the importance of taking a temperature and how those dang tympanic thermometers work (or maybe they dont). [SR]
  • Rory Spiegel explains why evidence on opioid prescription by emergency physicians is only as good as the methodological constructs it is derived from in his post The case of the aimless company. [SR]

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care

  • Brilliant and inspiring talk from SMACCDub on the challenges of delivering high quality critical care in resource poor areas from Nikki Blackwell. [AS]
  • Josh Farkas makes an impassioned plea for us to differentiate symptomatic bradycardia based on how sick the patient is and tailor management to the level of sick. Atropine isn’t the answer in the crashing bradycardic patient. [AS]
  • Does light therapy help to reduce the incidence of ICU delirium? The Bottom line review an interesting trial designed to investigate just that. [SO]
  • Critical Care Northampton is becoming an increasingly valuable source of FOAMed. Here’s their February roundup of interesting article, featuring some great ultrasound, resuscitation, and critical care tips. [SO]

The Best of #FOAMed Resuscitation

  • Great discussion from Peter Brindley and Jon Gatward on real-life out of the OR airway management. Calls for cooperation and communication as much as for technique much needed. [AS]

The Best of #FOAMim Internal Medicine

  • This week’s Louisville Lectures spans hepatorenal syndrome [ML]

The Best of Medical Education and Social Media

  • A Ross Fisher twofer: First, Ross Fisher explains why data slides in a presentation cannot simply be the table from the scientific document. [SR]
  • Then, Hysteron Proteron: Putting the cart before the horse. In presentations, as Ross Fisher discusses, this is the act of building your supportive media, before you build your story. [AS]

News from the Fast Lane

  • Check out what’s new amongst the 1,650+ pages of the Critical Care Compendium in CCC Update 014 [CN]

Reference Sources and Reading List

  • Emergency Medicine and Critical Care blog/podcast list
  • LITFL Global Blogroll
  • FOAMEM RSS feed syndication for global FOAM
  • #FOAMed – #FOAMcc – #FOAMped – #FOAMtox – #FOAMus – #FOAMim – #FOANed

Brought to you by:

  • Anand Swaminathan [AS] (EM:RAP, Core EM,REBEL EM and The Teaching Institute)
  • Chris Connolly [CC] (RCEMFOAMed, FOAMShED)
  • Chris Nickson [CN] ( iTeachEM, RAGE, INTENSIVE and SMACC)
  • Jesse Spurr [JS] (Injectable Orange, Simulcast, The Teaching Institute)
  • Marjorie Lazoff [ML] (TandemHealth)
  • Mat Goebel [MG]
  • Salim Rezaie [SR] (REBEL EM, The Teaching Institute)
  • Segun Olusanya [SO] (JICSCast, The Bottom Line)

Last update: Feb 20, 2017 @ 5:32 am

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