Eponymythology associated with signs, symptoms, investigation and management of foot injuries. We review related eponyms, the person behind their origin, their relevance today, and modern terminology
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FOAMed movement has facilitated access to myriad online educational resources and journals, previously locked behind a paywall. ecgwaves update for all LITFL readers who enjoy putting the F into FOAM…
In 1789 Savigny published a description of the construction and uses of a portable apparatus for the recovery of the apparently dead, notable for it’s catchy title and for the amazing prehospital resuscitation equipment replete with an ETT, NGT, OGT, bag…and rectal desufflator
On our 10th year blogiversary. 5 mistakes made and 5 lessons to learn from creating FOAM and entering the blogosphere
Brian Arthur Sellick (1918 – 1996) British anaesthetist. Best known for his description of the Sellick manoeuvre and hypothermia in cardiac surgery
Your first patient of the drizzly Thursday night shift is Matthew, a man in his 30s, lying on his side on a trolley. He winces as he rolls onto his back to face you, waving aside your apology for his 3hr 47min wait; he’s in obvious discomfort and very happy to see you. He complains […]
11 years later we are onto our fifth server and have just completed our last major overhaul and re-write, trimming the 10,000 posts to a more manageable 6,000.