LITFL Review 173

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Welcome to the 173rd 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.

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Nick Cummins Fair Dinkum Ripper Beauts of the Week

Remember Scott Weingart and Michael Lauria’s podcast on mental toughness? A beautifully nuanced comment was made following it, and it’s worth reading for all present and budding resuscitationists. [SO]

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care

  • What’s the state of evidence for the use of epinephrine in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest? REBEL EM reviews the literature. [MG]
  • Does low tidal volume ventilation also benefit patients without ARDS? The Bottom Line review a Dutch Study from 2010 that attempts to answer the question. [SO]
  • More goodness from Wessex as their most recent ICU educational session on the metabolic and endocrine system is added to their website. [SO]
  • Here’s a great review on High Flow Nasal Cannula oxygen for apnoeic oxygenation by Josh Farkas. [SO]
  • Master the intraaortic balloon pump with this great video from Ray Raper via SMACC Gold and the Intensive Care Network. [SO]
  • Bringing cutting edge critical care to the roadside. Find out about prehospital ECMO in the podcast from the London Trauma Conference. [SL]
  • Where is sepsis management today? REBEL EM discusses EGDT, ProCESS and the ARISE trial and what it all means to current management of sepsis.

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound

The Best of #FOAMped Pediatrics

The Best of #MedEd FOAM and #FOAMsim

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