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Welcome to the 337th 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.

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The Most Fair Dinkum Ripper Beauts of the Week

Nick CumminsEM Cases features an incredible review of effective learning theories with brilliant educators John Sherbino and Rick Penciner. [AS, SR]

 

 

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care and #FOAMres Resuscitation

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound

  • Deep dive by ultrasoundgel.org team on the use of ECHO for chest pain in the ED. Bottom line : POCUS is not sensitive to rule out serious cardiac causes of chest pain. Also keep your eyes peeled for a discussion of the controversial SHOC-ED paper in their upcoming podcast. [CMD]
  • Remember the saphenous vein cut-down? Read this case from @TamingtheSRU, put down the scalpel and pick up the probe instead! [CMD, JSh]
  • Rajiv Thavanathan gives a great summary of the reason and evidence behind ED-TEE use in cardiac arrest with his videocast lecture with accompanying writeup. [MMS]
  • Using POCUS to identify venous congestion is a growing area of interest. Our own Phillipe Rola discusses current practice in this area with some special guests. [SO]

The Best of #MedEdFOAM and #FOAMsim

  • Daniel Ling from CanadiEM shares three lessons from his work in academic scholarship, which he hopes will encourage others in the academic community to continue perseverance. [MMS]

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LITFL Review 337 Marjorie Lazoff, MD

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