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LITFL Review 281

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Welcome to the 281st 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

Nick Cummins

The 14th Critical Care Symposium was held last week in Manchester, featuring amazing speakers such as Luciano Gattinoni and Jean-Louis Vincent. All the talks are now available as #foamed and will be released individually over the coming weeks! [SO]

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

  • George Kovacks dives into how we should be training in laryngoscopy, the anti-fragile way. [AS]
  • Simon and Rob are back with May’s papers review including a meta-analysis of POCUS in life support.  EBM-ery at its finest [CC]

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care

  • Casey Parker shares his deep thoughts on the role of TXA in post-partum hemorrhage and discusses how the results of the WOMAN trial affects this intervention. [AS]
  • Steve Mathieu from The Bottom Line also shares his thoughts on the WOMAN trial. [SO]

The Best of #FOAMed Resuscitation

  • Natalie May gives us some wonderful pearls, in the third part of her reflections on a year with Sydney HEMS. [SO]

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound

  • Here’s a fantastic hepatobiliary ultrasound case from Ultrasound of the Week. [SO]
  • The Ultrasound Podcast Crew team up with Andrew Herring to discuss chest wall blocks–including serratus plane, erector spinae and PECS. [SO]
  • Phil Rola shares his thoughts on critical care ultrasound training and utilisation in his recent blog post. Topical! [SO]

The Best of #FOAMpeds Pediatrics

  • Don’t Forget the Bubbles have a lovely round up of the latest paediatric papers. [SO]
  • Edward Snelson challenges you to diagnostic thinking, airflow and your stint in the wind section of the orchestra in this piece on wheezy kids [CC]
  • Sorting the oranges from the tangerines. Neonatal jaundice, mostly benign except when it’s not. Gold as always from Tim Horeczko.

The Best of #FOAMim Internal Medicine

  • Delirium is clarified by the Louisville Lectures [ML]

The Best of #FOANed Nursing

  • The axis of evil: Joanne Reading tackles the mysteries of ECG vectors and cardiac axis with style. [JS]
  • A brilliant dive into the Cochrane Library for an evidence update on urinary catheters. [JS]

The Best of Medical Education and Social Media

  • The Bottom line discuss the Fragility index as part of their new series on interpreting the evidence. [SO, AS]
  • A new fixture in the educational evidence based practice game. Simulcast Journal Club podcast discusses a debriefing with good judgment, learner engagement and more from the sim literature.

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: May 8, 2017 @ 5:07 am

LITFL Review 281
Marjorie Lazoff, MD

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LITFL Review 281


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