LITFL Review 204

Welcome to the 204th 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

Want to be involved in shaping Emergency Medicine research? Find out about the fantastic James Lind Alliance and it’s work with RCEM and how you can get involved in identifying the priorities for further research at St Emlyns. [SL]

Sharing some of the great content from ACEP 15, FOAMcast impressively produced summary podcasts for all 3 days, check them out here. [SL]


The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine


The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care

  • REBEL EM offers an excellent critique of the recent systematic review and meta-analysis of mechanical CPR devices in cardiac arrest. [AS]
  • REBEL EM reviews the argument for VSE therapy in in-hospital-cardiac arrest along with and explanation of the potential physiologic rationale. [AS]
  • In her SMACC talk, Ashley Shrieves tries to sort out “What is a Good Death”? [MG]

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound


The Best of #MedEd FOAM and #FOAMsim

  • Rolobotrambles this week discusses potential uses of technology to aid in patient safety practices within a consultation, using the analogy of the TMO in rugby…..food for thought. [CC]

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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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