LITFL Review 267

Welcome to the 267th 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

The Society of Critical Care Medicine live streamed their conference session on the Surviving Sepsis guidelines 2017: watch it here. [SO]



The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

  • Check out this week’s Core EM Podcast for a discussion on the power of visualization for mental training in medicine. [AS]

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care

  • Rory Spiegel posts an excellent critique of the continued debate between VL or DL as the primary approach to airway management. [AS]
  • Another ripper from SMACC Dublin- Paul Young and Flavia Machado discuss their top 10 ICU trials of 2015-2016. [SO]
  • Jean-Emile Kenny summarises the new Surviving Sepsis Guidelines in yet another great post from PulmCCM.org. [SO]

The Best of #FOAMres Resuscitation

  • Moving ourselves outside of the traditional cardiac arrest algorithms leads to better care of our patients. Scott Weingart discusses some updates on his approach to cardiac arrest management. [AS]

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound

  • Looking to become an ultrasound pro? Check out the 10 tips Casey Parker thinks you should embrace on the Ultrasound Podcast. [AS]
  • Ultrasound of the Week #77 involves an important diagnosis. See: A 46 year old woman develops leg pain [SO]

The Best of #FOAMim Internal Medicine


The Best of #MedEd FOAM and #FOAMsim

  • The Teaching Institute Blog features 4 simple and easy tips for improving the slides in your presentation. [AS]

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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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