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Welcome to the 339th 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 CumminsFirst10EM features an excellent one-stop shop for reading up on the different types of biases that are commonly seen in the literature. [AS]

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care and #FOAMres Resuscitation

  • Is there a better way to treat Torsades de Pointes? And does anyone (besides me) use atropine or isoproterenol to increase base heart rhythm rate and shorten QTc? [AJB]
  • Jo Davy discusses a now classic trial of balanced solutions vs starch in the critically ill – another great contribution to The Bottom Line. [SO]
  • Want to get faster and slicker at ECMO cannulation? A wire assistant is an essential part of the team, and the ED ECMO guys tell us how that works. [SO]
  • How asleep should patients be? Bruno Tomazini discusses the adverse associations between deep sedation and mortality in the latest ICU revisited post. [SO]

The Best of #FOAMtox Toxicology

The Best of #FOAMus Ultrasound

  • Looking for a realistic vascular access simulator? Jason Bowman and Jacob Avila show a simple technique using a chicken breast and penrose drain. [MMS]
  • Download the free Google Play store #POCUS app Bulldog Sonobites, by @Yale_EUS, perfect for just-in-time learning [CMD]
  • Listen to @nobleultrasound talk about everyday uses of lung #POCUS from the folk at @ultrasoundpod [CMD]

The Best of #MedEdFOAM and #FOAMsim

  • Looking to start a wellness project at your shop? The WRaP EM team are developing “How to” guides on this. My personal favorite: the “Staff Resus Trolley”. [MMS]]

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LITFL Review 339 Marjorie Lazoff, MD

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