LITFL Review 262

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Welcome to the 262nd 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.

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The Regions EM blog offers a short but important discussion on the reliability of the blood pressure cuff, specifically, the lack of accuracy at lower blood pressures. [AS]

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care

  • Celia Bradford from the Bottom line reviews an old classic- the RENAL trial, which compared high and low dose haemofiltration. [SO]

The Best of #FOAMped Pediatrics

  • Edward Snelson takes us on a tour of some important numbers in paediatrics. They can be useful you know, even if they are made up…..[CC]

The Best of #FOANed Nursing

The Best of #FOAMim Internal Medicine

The Best of #MedEd FOAM and #FOAMsim

  • Why shouldn’t we use text heavy slides? Ross Fisher drops a mini-thesis on us about the weaknesses of traditional lectures and the slidument. [AS]
  • Weingart and Brindley hit part II of discussions about rudeness in healthcare and serve up some suggestions in how to set or change culture. [JS]

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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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