LITFL Review 245

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Welcome to the 245th 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

Kidney-directed resuscitation. A flood of wisdom and evidence appraisal from Pulmcrit. Enter the world of renoresuscitation. [JS]

Matthew Mac Partlin gives his own brief take on the VANISH trial on the Intensive Care Network, and asks the question: What will you do? [SO]

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

  • More on the fragility index. This time, Emergency Medicine PharmD takes a look at the ECASS III trial. [AS]
  • REBEL EM reviews the very real and likely underdiagnosed euglycemic DKA. [AS]
  • The Bottom Line review the Subtle STEMI trial, helping us all better differentiate between early depolarisation and true ST elevation. [SO]
  • Emdocs put up a great summary on Non-invasive ventilation, explaining CPAP, BiLevel, and their indications. Nice work! [SO]

The Best of #FOAMres Resuscitation

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound

  • A great podcast from CRACKcast on Major Trauma, covering everything from primary survey to investigations, management and disposal [SL]

The Best of #FOAMped Pediatrics

The Best of #FOAMim Internal Medicine

The Best of #MedEd FOAM and #FOAMsim

  • Rich Carden gives a short primer on Bayesian thinking and it’s relevance to EM over on St. Emlyn’s this week. [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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