LITFL Review 231

Welcome to the 231st 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

Paul Marik, critical care legend, takes on lactate in this incredible podcast from the Intensive Care Network. My brain is still recovering. [SO]



The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine


The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care

  • Josh Farkas explains why fentanyl infusions could be dangerous in prolonged ICU sedation of patients on mechanical ventilation. [SR]
  • My new family at the Bottom Line review an old paper on supine position as a risk factor for VAP. Now we can understand one of the reasons why 30-45 degrees head up tilt is used in ICU… [SO]

The Best of #FOAMres Resuscitation

  • A brilliant new FOAM resource from Sheffield ED in the UK with FOAMshed! This first post on perimortem c-section gives a succinct overview on the topic. [SL]

The Best of #FOAMtox Toxicology


The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound


The Best of #FOANed Nursing


The Best of #FOAMim Internal Medicine

  • In the Louisville Lecture series, Dr Rosenblum provides a breathlessly exciting talk on Pulmonary Cases for internists. [ML]

The Best of #MedEd FOAM and #FOAMsim


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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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