LITFL Review 298

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Welcome to the 298th 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

The UK Intensive Care Society recently had a meeting focusing on burnout. All the podcasts have been made #foamed- start with this one by LJ Mottram on the evidence for workplace stress in ICU, and read her accompanying blog post. [SO] 

The first podcast from The Don’t forget the bubbles conference is up- listen to Mary Freer talk about compassionate healthcare. [SO]


The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine


The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care and #FOAMres Resuscitation


The Best of #FOAMtox Toxicology

  • EM:RAP has a FOAM segment this month, exploring dextromethorphan overdose. [MG]
  • Josh Farkas talks us through a case of ketamine tolerance and looks through the evidence behind it.  I’m yet to experience it in my practice.  Are you? [CC]

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound

  • What’s the evidence for the 60/60 sign in acute PE? David Slessor discusses the original 2002 paper for The Bottom Line. [SO]

The Best of #MedEd FOAM and #FOAMsim


LITFL Weekly Review Team

LITFL RV brought to you by:

Anand Swaminathan [AS] (EM:RAP, Core EM,REBEL EM and The Teaching Institute)
Andrew J. Bowman [AJB]
Bruno Tomazini [BT] (ICURevisited)
Chris Connolly [CC] (RCEMFOAMed, FOAMShED)
Chris Nickson [CN] (RAGE, INTENSIVE and SMACC)
Cian McDermott [CMD] (POCUS Geelong, SMACC)
Craig Wylie [CW] (BadEM)
Jeffrey Shih [JSh](ALiEM)
Luke Phillips [LP] (POCUS Geelong)
Manpreet ‘Manny’ Singh [MMS] (emDOCs.net)
Marjorie Lazoff [ML] (TandemHealth)
Mat Goebel [MG]
Matt Siuba [MS]
Philippe Rola [PR] (Thinkingcriticalcare)
Rick Pescatore [RP] (EM News UC:RAP)
Sarah Newman [SN]
Salim Rezaie [SR] (REBEL EM, The Teaching Institute)
Segun Olusanya [SO] (JICSCast, The Bottom Line)
Thomas C. Neal [TCN]


Reference Sources and Reading List


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Posted by Marjorie Lazoff, MD

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 FOAM. LinkedIn

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