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LITFL Update 008

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.

Adult Emergency Medicine Chest X-ray interpretation April 2023 update. This episode concentrates on the thoracic aorta and aortic pathology.

Perform Lumbar Puncture from the Emergency Procedure database with indications, contraindications and procedural video demonstration. This core skill is worth knowing inside out. You need the confidence to put the patient at ease and perform it well.

Mastering Intensive Care 079. Andrew Davies is embarking on Run Larapinta with fellow intensivist Ed Litton who shares his passion for adventure and ultra-endurance exercise.


Latest updates from the #FOAMed world

Part 2 on this drowning series by EM Ottawa, walks us through the ins and outs of managing the well drowning patient through to the key resuscitation principles of the compromised drowning victim.

Everyday E(B)M provides a with a case of a cook with severe wrist pain. Its take us through what the differentials are and how do we manage someone with the incredibly painful de Quervain’s tenosynovitis.

Pediatric x-rays are challenging. Of course, we want children to grow, but those darn growth plates really make interpretation of their films difficult. Pediatric EM Morsels review identification of Tibial Tubercle Avulsion Fractures

The Digital Impact Factor is a way to objectively determine the impact, quality, reach, and consistency of free emergency medicine and critical care blogs and podcasts. Clay Smith and Journal feed analyse the results of the 2023 publication

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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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