LITFL Review 212

Welcome to the 212th 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 talk from SMACC Chicago on Performance Psychology for Resuscitationists from Jason Brooks. [AS]



The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine


The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care


The Best of #FOAMtox Toxicology


The Best of #MedEd FOAM and #FOAMsim

  • Mike Mallin gives a thoughtful talk describing his stress response to a challenging airway, then generalizes psychological and cognitive stress responses for all physicians in all patient care situations. A valuable half-hour vodcast from EMCrit. [SR]
  • A new series from the Intensive Care Network on basic sciences, kicking off with a topic relevant to all of us: Oxygen! A great resource for those preparing for basic science exams or even those of us looking for a valuable recap. [SL]
  • Charlotte Wills writes a personal reflection on the EM Mindset. Its as simple as being a meteorologist. [SR]
  • Sean Fox gives his perspectives on delivering bad news to patients and families. [SR]

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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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