LITFL Review 200

Welcome to the 200th 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

Rick Body and the organising crew in Manchester put on a superb RCEM conference in Manchester this week. Check out what happened in podcasts covering all of the action and supporting blogs at St.Emlyns. [SL]

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care

  • EM Nerd discusses issues with the recent NEJM randomized study that looked into optimal central line location, and examines what (if any) data we can take away from this study to guide practice. [AS]

The Best of #FOAMtox Toxicology

  • What do you know about the N-bomb?  The team over at The Poisons Review discuss these blotting paper hallucinogens [CC]

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound

  • Jacob Avila is featured on the Ultrasound Podcast discussing the use of US in looking for the consensual light reflex. [AS]

The Best of #FOAMped Pediatrics

  • Should we change the standard diagnostic strategy for pneumonia in kids from CXR to US? Casey Parker discusses a recent article and argues for just that change. [AS]

The Best of #FOAMim Internal Medicine

  • University of Louisville Lecture Series presents a video lecture, Grand Rounds-style, on Islet Cell Autotransplantation for chronic pancreatitis. [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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