LITFL Review 167

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Welcome to the 167th 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

Janu-airway continues over at EMcrit with things Scott Weingart learned at the NYC airway course. [MG]

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound

  • Academic Life in Emergency Medicine offers a nice succinct paucis verbis (PV) card for ocular ultrasound. [AS]
  • Here’s a great post from the Echo Guru on why LV wall thickness is not the same as LV hypertrophy. Useful for critical care echo practitioners. [SO]
  • Echo.Guru has a fantastic set of pearls on probe/transducer damage, sterilisation, and lifespan. [SO]
  • Justin Mandeville from ICMWK has posted a beautiful succinct summary of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging’s recent consensus guidelines on the use of echocardiography in the acute setting. [SO]
  • Another great Ultrasound of the Week– this one’s a 73 year old lady with belly pain. Can you spot the diagnosis? [SO]
  • The American College of Critical Care Physicians recently hosted a twitter chat on Point Of Care Ultrasound. Some great questions were asked on its importance, training, and maintaining accreditation. Check out the transcript here. [SO]

The Best of #MedEd FOAM and #FOAMsim

  • Excellent discussion from Scott Weingart and Brent Thoma on the online hierarchy of needs. Great video to use as an explanation to FOAM ludites. [AS]

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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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