LITFL Review 185

Welcome to the 185th 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

Incredible reenactment videos of the Elaine Bromiley case, “a routine operation that went horribly awry.” From EMCrit, where Nicholas Chrimes’s videos show how things go wrong and how they can go right. [AS]



The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine


The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care

  • Anton Helman discusses tracheo-inominate fistula with Scott Weingart on “The Best Case Ever” series. Great lesson for all of us – every procedure we do has potential complications. [AS]

The Best of #FOAMtox Toxicology

  • Have you caught the great podcasts from the team at The Poisons Review yet? In this episode the team discuss EXTRIP and the work of the EXTRIP group. [CC]

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound


The Best of #FOAMped Pediatrics


The Best of #FOAMim Internal Medicine

  • This week’s University of Louville’s Internal Medicine lecture series continues with acetaminophen and salicylate toxicity. Straightforward presentation on pharmacokinetics on each medication followed by presenting symptoms, pathology and treatments for toxicity [ML]
  • Here’s a current link-laden journal club narrative on last year’s ACP guidelines on management of kidney stones. NephJC is a well-designed site created by an international group of academic nephrologists who have been posting journal clubs online every few weeks since April 2014. See list on left navigation panel for archived topics of interest for the nephrologist in us all. [ML]

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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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