LITFL Update 011

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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.

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The AMAX4 algorithm is a best-practice algorithm for critical care clinicians in anaphylaxis and asthma resuscitation. AMAX4 is the initiative of emergency physician Dr Ben McKenzie and his wife Tamara McKenzie following the tragic death of their 15 year old son Max

LITFL Top 100 CT scans

Top 100 CT scan database is up and running with the next 10 clinical cases with images, questions and labelled scans to test your basic knowledge

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Charles Alexandre Hippolyte Amable Bertrand (1777-1849) was a French physician, least recognised for his work on charcoal as an antidote for ingested poisonings. Another example of the ‘copy past’ phenomenon…

Latest updates from the #FOAMed world

The difficult paediatric airway fills us all with dread – the team at DFTB provide us with a very simplified yet effective approach to managing the difficult paediatric airway.

Salim is back over at REBELem with an update on the 4 tenants we need to follow when it comes to resuscitating that major trauma patient.

Patient seizing that’s refractory to benzo’s which anticonvulsant you going to give? emDOCS review a recent study comparing 3 of them and turns out there all about the same effectiveness.

Is ARDS the same as Santa Claus – we believed in it for so long but now were not sure? Josh from PulmCrit gives us some food for thought around the diagnosis of ARDS.


Newsletter Updates

Emergency nurse with ultra-keen interest in the realms of toxicology, sepsis, eLearning and the management of critical care in the Emergency Department | LinkedIn |

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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