LITFL Review 266

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Welcome to the 266th 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

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Is EM a failed paradigm? Listen to two heavyweights in the field, Simon Carley and Scott Weingart delve into this challenging topic. Check out Simon’s blog post on the topic as well. [AS]

The Surviving Sepsis Guidelines have just been updated. Foamcast is here with an excellent summary of the new changes. [SO]

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

  • REBELEM takes us on a painless review of the evidence behind alpha blockers in renal colic–and notes that the addition of multiple low quality studies at significant risk for bias adds nothing but statistical noise to older, known high quality randomized control trials [CC]
  • This week saw the publication of the AHEAD study and the ResusRoom was all over it with this comprehensive review within 48 hours! #FOAMed at its finest, near instantaneous boots-on-the-ground peer review. [CC]
  • Larry Mellick posts a new, excellent video reviewing the process of wrist arthrocentesis. [AS]

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound

The Best of #FOAMped Pediatrics

The Best of #FOAMim Internal Medicine

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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