LITFL Review 247

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Welcome to the 247th 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

Simulationists, join Ben Symon’s Simulcast Journal Club discussion, reviewing recently published reporting guidelines for simulation research. [JS]

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

  • Uterine inversion is rare and life-threatening, the perfect storm in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care. EM Cases reviews some basics and advanced techniques for management. [AS]
  • A great succinct overview of scoring systems in suspected appendicitis from HEFT EMCAST. [SL]
  • Another great flavour of this month’s EMJ papers from Rick Body and Simon Carley covering procedural sedation, triage gestalt and much more. [SL]

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care

The Best of #FOAMres Resuscitation

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound

  • An excellent reminder from UOTW to check for obstructive uropathy in all patients with new onset renal failure. [AS]

The Best of #FOAMped Pediatrics

  • Don’t Forget the Bubbles takes a really interesting look at the evolution of Meningococcal B vaccine. [JS]
  • St. Emlyn’s reviews the new term BRUE for the old disease ALTE and gives some great tips on determining what the event was and helping you decide what to do. [AS]

The Best of #FOAMim Internal Medicine

  • Louisville Lectures is hosting Boot Camp, part three with even more  essentials for CrossFit wannabes, AKA new medical interns.

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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