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LITFL Review 307

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Welcome to the 307th 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 CumminsHere’s a series of integrated Sepsis lectures from the Maryland CCProject. [SO]

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

  • Don’t pull! Chad Simpkins and the EMDaily crew review what to do when an imminent breech delivery presents to the ED. Step 1: Call for help! [RP]
  • CRACKcast is serving up 3 great podcast episodes covering core content in Rosen’s 9th edition on electrolyte disorders, diabetes, and rhabdomyolysis. [MG
  • The EM Clerkship podcasts teaches a medical student approach for the ill recent traveler. [MG]
  • The new PHEMcast is all about intraosseous access. [MG]
  • Dr Smith has two great ECG cases, both with subtle findings that make the case. [MG]

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care

  • How does protocolized sepsis care play out in a resource-limited setting? The Bottom Line reviews a recent trial on the subject. [MS]

The Best of #FOAMres Resuscitation

  • Holy HITTS! A challenging ECMO case is presented by the team from the Alfred. [SO]

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound

  • Want to know how to make your peripheral IVs last longer? Find out more in this study by @UCSDsono [CMD]
  • The POCUS Atlas released the winning images in their “Golden Probe Award”. Don’t miss the Stone in the Sword! [LP]

The Best of #FOAMped Pediatrics

  • Distal fingertip injuries are even harder to manage when the target is moving. The team at Academic Life in Emergency Medicine has a great Trick of the Trade: the Finger Immobilization Technique. You’ll want to add this to your repertoire! [RP]

The Best of #FOAMim Internal Medicine

  • The Methods Man, F. Perry Wilson, reviews a recent JAMA Internal Medicine article comparing outcomes and resource utilization between hospitalists and primary care physicians. Could re-integration of PCPs lead to better outcomes? [RP]
  • Remember this from last week? “Check out this podcast from The Healthy Debate’s Rounds Table, the first half of a lecture from the CSIM Annual Meeting detailing the first 2 of this year’s top 5 papers in internal medicine. [RP]” Well, a week later and the remaining 3 papers are online in Part 2.[ML]
  • Take a deep breath and enjoy the video lecture on Asthma by Louisville Lectures. [ML]

The Best of #FOANed Nursing

  • Great podcast from the Resus Nurse on DKA management and pearls. [SR]

The Best of #MedEd FOAM

  • A well written piece on CORE EM, about the paradox of being an emergency medicine physician/trainee [SR]

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 – #FOAMres #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] (RAGE, INTENSIVE and SMACC)
  • Cian McDermott [CMD] (POCUS Geelong, SMACC)
  • Jeffrey Shih [JSh](ALiEM)
  • Luke Phillips [LP] (POCUS Geelong)
  • Manpreet ‘Manny’ Singh [MMS] (
  • Marjorie Lazoff [ML] (TandemHealth)
  • Mat Goebel [MG]
  • Matt Siuba [MS]
  • Philippe Rola [PR] (Thinkingcriticalcare)
  • Salim Rezaie [SR] (REBEL EM, The Teaching Institute)
  • Segun Olusanya [SO] (JICSCast, The Bottom Line)
  • Rick Pescatore [RP] (EM News UC:RAP)

Last update: Nov 20, 2017 @ 9:12 am

LITFL Review 307
Marjorie Lazoff, MD

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