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Welcome to the 323rd 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 still ordering BNPs? Spiegel and Morgenstern do a deep dive into the literature to help advise why they aren’t nearly as useful as we may think. [AS, SR, MG]


The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

  • Our own Salim Rezaie wrote a fantastic review of all 12 major endovascular treatment of ischemic CVA trials on REBEL this week. It’s a nice bulleted repository of these studies, plus worthy of 2 hours CME. [ML]
  • Taming the SRU features a thorough review of pelvic bone anatomy, views and a systematic approach to x-ray interpretation. [AS, MG]
  • Why isn’t this ECG Wellens? Learn about this important differentiation over at Dr. Smith’s ECG blog. [MG]
  • Dissect the Canadian CT Head Injury /Trauma Rule in detail with Rob Orman and Joe Habbousche (MDCalc) on this episode of ERcast. [MMS]
  • EM Pulse puts out a great podcast discussing a growing Public Health emergency we can help address in the ED: Opioid Crisis. [MMS]
  • Next part in the REBEL Cast Vent Management series discussing the crashing patients: Don’t forget: DOPES then DOTTS. [MMS]

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care and #FOAMres Resuscitation

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound

The Best of #FOAMpeds Pediatrics

The Best of #FOAMim Internal Medicine

The Best of #MedEdFOAM and #FOAMsim

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Last update: Mar 19, 2018 @ 6:14 am

LITFL Review 323 Marjorie Lazoff, MD

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