LITFL Review 254

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Welcome to the 254th 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

While there were a number of excellent dissections on the Pulmonary Embolism in Syncope Italy Trial (PESIT) published in the most recent issue of NEJM, this postby Rory Spiegel is perhaps the best written and most insightful, while  issuing a vital call to arms. The post begins, “It is quite uncommon that while reading the results of a clinical trial one feels the universal gasp of sorrow released from the hearts and minds of Emergency Physicians worldwide.” [AS]

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care

The Best of #FOAMres Resuscitation

  • Based on core principles of fire fighting safety, here’s an excellent post on 10 rules for managing resus by Stuart Duffin on Scancrit. [SO]

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound

The Best of #FOAMim Internal Medicine

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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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