LITFL Review 259

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Welcome to the 259th 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

The speaker wasted my time.’  So how do you deal with negative feedback on your presentation?  Our own Swami talks us through using negativity to spur us on to excellence. [CC]

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

  • “First 10 in EM” features an excellent rapid review on the recognition and emergency management of thyroid storm. [AS]
  • A superb talk from Casey Parker on Bayes testing: using the test that will discriminate. [SL]
  • One of the most frequent ER procedures:  urine testing. But how much do you understand it and is it used correctly? A great look at the topic from HEFT EMCAST. [SL]
  • The Bottom Line features an excellent review of the POKER trial comparing propofol to ketofol. [AS]
  • Check out Core EM’s post on ankle fractures: diagnosis, management and pitfalls. [AS]

The Best of #FOAMtox Toxicology

  • The guys over at The Poison Review talk about a recent paper on ‘heroin OD’ and naloxone and why it is difficult to apply scientific results to drugs of recreation. [CC]

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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