LITFL Review 162

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Welcome to the 162nd 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 Global FOAM.

The Most Fair Dinkum Ripper Beauts of the Week

Nick Cummins Fair Dinkum Ripper Beauts of the Week

Fantastic new podcast channel from Jesse Spurr, with a gem of an episode with Ross Fisher on presentation skills. If you’re planning a presentation make certain to have a listen…..first! [SL]

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care

  • Amal Mattu discusses the identification and treatment of a common problem: Non-sustained Ventricular Tachycardia. [AS]
  • Resus.me has a nice succinct critique of the THRIVE study which uses high-flow nasal cannula for apneic oxygenation instead of standard nasal cannula. [AS]
  • There’s no sensitive and specific way to predict that a patient will have a difficult airway but trying to do so is still useful, in that it ensures that we think about the airway. [AS]

The Best of #FOAMped Pediatrics

The Best of #MedEd FOAM and #FOAMsim

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Marjorie Lazoff, MD FACP. Board certified internist with clinical background in academic emergency medicine, currently the founder of The Healing Red Pen, an editorial consulting company. Dr Lazoff is a full-time editor and strong supporter of FOAMed.

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