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Welcome to the 321st LITFL Review! Your regular and reliable source for the highest highlights, sneakiest sneak peeks and loudest shout-outs from the webbed world of emergency medicine and critical care. Each week the LITFL team casts the spotlight on the blogosphere’s best and brightest and deliver a bite-sized chunk of FOAM.

The Most Fair Dinkum Ripper Beauts of the Week

Nick CumminsAre you an average doctor? Sounds harsh, but most of us are. Ross Fisher tells us why that’s not so bad. [AS]
Rusty Carroll shares a powerful personal story of PTSD. A must read for anyone working in medicine and hopefully one that will help others recognize symptoms in themselves. [AS]

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

  • Nice piece from ER Cast focusing on ACS and minimizing our misses. Forget about the med-mal stuff and focus on the non-traditional risk factors, presentations and where patients fall through the cracks. [AS]
  • What does ST-elevation in aVR means?  It’s not always STEMI–there are other causes of this pattern, and the cath lab is not where these patients should be. [SR]

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care and #FOAMres Resuscitation

The Best of #FOAMtox Toxicology

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound

The Best of #FOAMpeds Pediatrics

The Best of #FOAMim Internal Medicine

  • Learn 5 pearls on albuminuria on this episode of Core IM. [MMS]

The Best of #MedEdFOAM and #FOAMsim

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Last update: Mar 5, 2018 @ 8:43 am

LITFL Review 321
Marjorie Lazoff, MD

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