LITFL Review 308

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Welcome to the 308th 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

This week’s ERCast chats with Ashley Liebig about 3 things we can do to improve our overall well-being and stress response: Cognitive reframing, visualization + mindfulness meditation. Plus a link to a cool free app! [AS]



The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine


The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care and #FOAMres Resuscitation


The Best of #FOAMtox Toxicology


The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound


The Best of #FOAMpeds Pediatrics


The Best of #FOAMim Internal Medicine

  • Take a listen to this steady-handed review of tremors from The Curbsiders, where you’ll learn to differentiate the benign causes of tremor from the more alarming ones. [RP]

The Best of #MedEd FOAM and #FOAMsim


News from the Fast Lane

ICU Management & Practice have just published my article on Free Open-Access Medical education (FOAM) and Critical Care: the nature of FOAM, the pluses, and even the minuses [CN]


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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#FOAMed Updates

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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