LITFL Review 289

Welcome to the 289th 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

Our own Anand Swaminathan explains why the cognitive response to hypotension should not be to reach for a pressor but to treat the underlying condition in his post on occult causes of non-response to vasopressors. [SR] 


The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

  • Incredible podcast from EMCrit featuring Nadia Awad talking NOAC reversal. A must listen for Emergency providers and resuscitationists. [AS, SR]
  • Fantastic talk from Essentials of EM and Amal Mattu on avoiding the clean kill in wide complex tachycardias. [AS]
  • First10EM offers an excellent review of the recent literature on interventional stroke treatment and asks many of the critical questions in application. [AS]

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care


The Best of #FOAMres Resuscitation


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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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