LITFL Review 228

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Welcome to the 228th 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

Nick Cummins Fair Dinkum Ripper Beauts of the Week

Another awesome post on Dr Smith’s ECG blog. A must for anyone who sees patients with chest pain. [CC]

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care

The Best of #FOAMres Resuscitation

The Best of #FOAMtox Toxicology

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound

  • Ditch the X-Ray for confirming CVL placement using RASS (rapid atrial swirl sign) as discussed by Avila, Dawson and Mallin. [AS]

The Best of #FOANed Nursing

The Best of #FOAMim Internal Medicine

  • The Louisville Lecture series has added a talk on Epilepsy for the Internist. [ML]

The Best of #MedEd FOAM and #FOAMsim

  • We’ve all heard the refrain “you can’t trust podcasts (or blog post, etc).” Weingart discusses his thoughts on this, pointing out the need to guide trainees on what sources are good, how to interpret and apply the information and how to seek support for the ideas. [AS]
  • Simon Carley discusses How to Integrate #FOAMed into #MedEd. [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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