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LITFL Update 019

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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 on top of your field.

Ultrasound Case 111: A 45-year-old woman with chronic alcoholic liver disease presents to the ED with exertional dyspnoea and is noted to have a SpO2 of 90% at rest despite having a normal chest examination and CXR. Take a look at her echo…

The digital revolution is ushering in a transformative era, and few sectors feel its ripple effects as deeply as healthcare. Here are 4 Innovative Applications of AI in Healthcare (and 2 Important Precautions!) as we explore the potential of artificial intelligence.

Carrie Bissell MD, Aaron Fox MD, and Kendrick Lim DO curate and present a series of Adult Orthopedic X-ray cases. This month’s cases concentrate on Pelvic Ring injuries and the imaging required.


Latest updates from the #FOAMed world

Nothing is more confronting than resuscitating a sick neonate, and it’s even more challenging getting vascular access in one. The Pediatric Emergency Playbook gives us a quick review on getting an umbilical line in these situations.

Mastering Diagnosis with Justin Morgenstern and Casey Parker on BroomeDocs is a must-watch for anyone who works in acute care as a ‘diagnostician.’ It covers the basics of Bayesian reasoning when it comes to modern ED diagnostic testing.

Anton Helman is back mastering the Quick Hits this week with pearls on postpartum haemorrhage, serotonin toxicity, and how to manage raised ICP.

If you haven’t checked out the protected airway collaborative then you’re missing out! This week they take a deep dive into the sniffing position for optimal airway management.

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