LITFL Review 285

Welcome to the 285th 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

Haney Mallemat shares some cheat codes for central line placement on 5 Minute Sono with Jacob Avila. [AS]



The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

  • Should patients with SBP get albumin infusions? Rick Pescatore dives into the literature on REBEL EM. [AS]
  • Ken Milne turns his skeptical eye on the much discussed REACT2 paper and asks if it’s OK not to “scan ‘em” all?  Has your practice changed since the publication? [CC]
  • Is there a role for Icatibant in ACE Inhibitor induced angioedema? Despite the press around a small 2015 NEJM study, the answer is no—based on recent evidence reviewed here by Bryan Hayes. [AS][SO]

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care


The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound


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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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