LITFL Review 235

Welcome to the 235th 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

Part 2 of the excellent review from INTENSIVE on what is and what isn’t an RCT. Great basics for the beginner and review for the experienced. [AS



The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

  • EM Cases features a discussion of controversies in radiology with lots of great pearls for guiding management and imaging choice. [AS]
  • Delayed presentation head injury, ball-point pens for cric and much more discussed in this edition of papers of the months from HEFTemcast [CC]

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care


The Best of #FOAMres Resuscitation


The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound

  • Do you fancy learning advanced pneumothorax scanning techniques? Matt, Mike and Jacob Avila have an Ultrasound Podcast with your name written all over it. [SO]

The Best of #FOAMped Pediatrics

  • Top tips for the little nippers surviving the long flight and jet lag to and from #SMACCDub from an out of shape Clark Kent…[CC]

The Best of #MedEd FOAM and #FOAMsim

  • Victoria Brazil leads a panel of experts in discussing performance management, education, and doctors in difficulty in this excellent panel discussion from SMACC Chicago. [SO]

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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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