Eponymythology of named cardiac murmurs. Related eponyms, the person behind their origin, their relevance today, and modern terminology.
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
Cliff Reid, Geoff Healy, and Chris Nickson discuss a fictionalised case from the Resuscitology course: “Oncology Patient in Resus”, including airway management and failure of video laryngoscopy, and the challenges of resuscitation in the context of potentially terminal illness.
A quick update on the upcoming Resuscitology courses in Sydney and Melbourne in 2019.
Franz Wiesbauer explains how to express prognosis with the help of life tables and why this is essential to understanding Kaplan Meier curves.
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…
Franz Wiesbauer looks at how a doctor can work out the probability of disease when confronted with a positive or a negative test result and how the prevalence of a given disease affects this probability.
Franz Wiesbauer looks at the impact of specificity and sensitivity on positive predictive value (and thus validity of a test) and why one has a bigger impact than the other.