LITFL Review 206

Welcome to the 206th 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

The SMACC podcast roles on with an absolutely brilliant talk from Simon Carley on Guess or Gestalt. [AS]



The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

  • ECGWeekly posted Part 3 from Amal Mattu’s ECG and lecture series on who needs to go emergently to the cath lab, from last June’s SMACC conference. [MG]
  • EM Cases offers a second episode on the new ALCS guidelines, this time looking at post-arrest care. [MG]
  • ALiEM has a new capsule module on the pharmacology of emergency airwaymanagement, part two. [MG]
  • GEMCAST, a new podcast from geriatric emergency physician Christina Shenvi, provides  clinical topics for physicians, trainees, nurses, and paramedics (everyone!) who takes care of older adults, particularly in the acute care setting. Three podcasts are currently posted: High risk medications and ADEs, Dr Tintinalli on end of life care, and Delirium in older adults. [JS]
  • The November Annals of Emergency Medicine audio summary is out. [MG]
  • Most people’s worst case scenario: neonatal resuscitation. Take a look at the fantastic blog from First10EM on the management of the situation. [SL]

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care


The Best of #FOANed Nursing

  • Brian from ERNursePro posts a wonderful graphic of Keith Richards by way of introducing  online resources on Delirium. [JS]
  • Insights into the mind and experiences of the Father of Nurse Blogging, the original Impacted Nurse and now The Nurse Path, Ian Miller, as he answers viewer questions: Q&A1 and Q&A2. [JS]

The Best of #MedEd FOAM and #FOAMsim

  • St. Emlyn’s arrives at The Teaching Course with an excellent post reviewing and breaking down a number of core educational theories. [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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