LITFL Update 028

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 on top of your field.

CMC radiology Cases 340 logo

Sternal fractures and dislocations. Adult orthopedic case interpretation with Carrie Bissell, Aaron Fox, Stephanie Jensen, Kendrick Lim, and Olivia Rice.

AI in Healthcare LITFL 680

We investigated to see which tools are the best detectors of artificial intelligence in medical writing. One tool was the clear winner, while others clearly struggled with accuracy!

Cardiac arrest the 5 C's

Cardiac Arrest—the 5 C’s with Cliff Reid. Causes of cardiac arrest you NEVER thought of?!  Maybe it is time to consider the C’s, along with the H’s and T’s.

Latest updates from the #FOAMed world

Patients presenting with FND are some of the most challenging cases we encounter. This post from EM Ottawa gives you the ins and outs of how to provide sound care at the bedside, clinch the diagnosis, and make a difference for these patients.

Where is the best place for an IO in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OOHCA)? Ken from The Skeptics Guide to EM walks us through a recent study looking at just this and it seems the upper extremity has a slight benefit.

Ketamine has a multitude of uses in the ED, but do we know how to use it to its full effectiveness? In this interview, Reuben Strayer gives us the lowdown on all things ketamine in the ED.

Liz Crowe at St. Emelyn’s is back with an insightful look at when we should be saying yes to something and no to other things and the impact it has on our lives. She asks us to explore and focus on making decisions with intention.


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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