LITFL Review 287

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Welcome to the 287th 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

Aoife Abbey has created a whole bunch of excellent SMACC infographics- all available on https://scribblingdixie.wordpress.com/2017/07/01/first-blog-post/. Enjoy! [SO]

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care

  • Jon-Emile Kenny takes on one of my favourite topics: the circulation, in an explanation of the Mean Systemic Filling Pressure. [SO]
  • The REVIVE trial looking at the effects of a rehabilitation programme following a spell on intensive care is reviewed by the Bottom Line this week. [SO]

The Best of #FOAMres Resuscitation

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound

The Best of #MedEd FOAM and #FOAMsim

  • Incredible post from Josh Farkas explaining why sensitivity and specifity are not only not helpful but can be misleading and why we need to focus on likelihood ratios instead. [AS]
  • Is it okay to openly critique a presenters slides or presentation? Ross Fisher says absolutely yes but listen to the why here. [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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