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LITFL Logo Updates newsletter 2023

Sending you free open-access medical (FOAM) content from around the globe. We keep an eye on all the trends and best articles and share them with you so that you stay top of your field.

Suture: Laceration Repair App is a fantastic, simple and effective app created by Tom Fadial, Emergency Physician and author of multiple awesome resources including the Nerve Block App, ECG Stampede and Gistalt.

Comms Lab 45 with Hayden Richards: How to Ace your Interview. Experience from both sides of the interview desk to bring you the top five tips for acing your next job interview

Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 352 – Just when you thought your brain could unwind, enter the medical trivia of FFFF.


Latest updates from the #FOAMed world

Epistaxis in adults often presents us with a challenging, time-consuming patient encounter. The team over at ALiEM have given us a quick fire 11 tips to improve our epistaxis management in the ED, from how to pack and control the haemorrhage through to when you need to get ENT at the bedside.

Artificial Intelligence is here and being embedded in health care systems at a rapid rate. St Emlyn’s has provided us with a brief overview of what AI is currently doing and where the future of AI is heading to allay some of our fears, and how we can look to embrace it in our patient care and management

What we do in the early stages of critical illness often makes a difference in the outcome for our patients. When it comes to post-intubation analgesia and sedation CORE EM takes a look at the recent SPICE trial highlighting to us, we need to take an analgesic first approach to post intubation sedation.

The Neonate presenting with a subgalael haemorrhage is either minor concerns or a major issue that warrants further investigations. Do you know when to be worried in this group of patients? If not…then have a read of the pearl of a post from Sean Fox over at Pediatric EM Morsels.

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BA MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM. Emergency physician, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.  Passion for rugby; medical history; medical education; and asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist. Co-founder and CTO of Life in the Fast lane | Eponyms | Books | Twitter |

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