The LITFL Review 135

The LITFL Review is your regular and reliable source for the highest highlights, sneakiest sneak peaks and loudest shout-outs from the webbed world of emergency medicine and critical care. Each week the LITFL team casts the spotlight on the best and brightest from the blogosphere, the podcast video/audiosphere and the rest of the Web 2.0 social media jungle to find the most fantastic EM/CC FOAM (Free Open Access Meducation) around.

Welcome to the 135th edition, brought to you by:

The Most Fair Dinkum Ripper Beaut of the Week

Have you ever wished for a decision aid to rule out ACS that was specifically derived and validated for ED populations? Introducing: the Manchester Acute Coronary Syndromes decision rule. Check out the post on St Emlyn’s by the first author for more details, and the free full-text here. [MG]

Couldn’t make it to The Teaching Course in real life? Rob Rogers of iTeachEM has made the entirety of his excellent course available online. Check it out for lectures by Salim Rezaie, Amal Mattu, Matt Dawson, Bryan Hayes, Haney Mallemat, and more! [BT]

The Best of #FOAMed Emergency Medicine

The Best of #FOAMcc Critical Care

The Best of #FOAMPed Paediatrics

#FOAMTox Toxicology

  • Ever heard of phenibut? Leon Gussow, from the Poison Review, talks about a recent phenibut case report in the US and then looks into the available information and discusses the most complete paper here. Two great #FOAMTox pieces in one [JAR]
  • Leon also provides a link on his site to an interview regarding the problems seen in Emergency Departments following the legalisation of cannabis in Colorado [JAR]
  • Acute dystonia can sometimes be due to medications (e.g. metoclopramide), Richard Body and the crew at St Emlyn’s presents a nice piece on acute dystonia, recommended read! [JAR]
  • Leon Gussow also reviews a nice article on bath salts and to add a lot of icing to the cake, includes a number of links to related posts- highly recommend [JAR]
  • Also on the Poison Review, Leon discusses a recent case of salicylate toxicity with some interesting observations [JAR]
  • In a LITFL style Q and A, Leon shares a case from NEJM– can you work out the diagnosis? [JAR]

#MedEd Education and Social Media (including #smaccGOLD)

  • Don’t Forget the Bubbles reminds us that we need to understand our stats to be able to understand the results of the screening tests we order. [TRD]

News from the Fast Lane

  • Doug Lynch teams up with one of the most inspiring emergency nurses in Australia with a jellybean talk from SMACC Gold in – Tamara Hills .

LITFL Review EM/CC Educational Social Media Round Up

Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Blogroll — Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Podcasts — — Academic Life in Emergency Medicine — A Life at Risk — Bedside Ultrasound – Boring EM — Broome Docs — CCM-L — Critical Care Perspectives in EM — Dave on Airways — Dont Forget the Bubbles — Dr Smith’s ECG Blog — ECG Academy — ECG Guru — ECG of the Week — ED ECMO — ED Exam — ED-Nurse — EDTCC — EKG Videos — EM Basic — EMCrit — EM CapeTown — EMCases — EMDocs — EMDutch — EMin5  Emergency Medical Abstracts — EM Journey — EmergencyLondon — Emergency Medicine Cases — Emergency Medicine Education — Emergency Medicine News — Emergency Medicine Ireland — Emergency Medicine Tutorials — Emergency Medicine Updates — EM on the Edge — Emergucate  — EM Journey —  EM IM Doc — – EM Literature of Note — — EMpills — Emergency Physicians Monthly — EM Lyceum —EM nerd— EMProcedures — EMRAP — EMRAP: Educators’ Edition — EMRAP.TV — EM REMS — ER CAST — EXPENSIVECARE — Free Emergency Medicine Talks — Gmergency! — Got Resuscitation— Greater Sydney Area HEMS — — Impactednurse —Injectable Orange  — Intensive Care Network — iTeachEM — IVLine — KeeWeeDoc — KI Docs— ER Mentor — MDaware — MD+ CALC — bone tumours — Medical Education Videos — Medical Evidence Blog — MedEmIt — Micrognome — Movin’ Meat — Paediatric Emergency Medicine — Pediatric EM Morsels — PEM ED — PEMLit — PEM Cincinnati — PHARM — Practical Evidence — Priceless Electrical Activity — Procedurettes — — Radiology Signs — Radiopaedia — REBEL EM – — Resus.ME — Resus Review — RESUS Room — Resus Room Management — Richard Winters’ Physician Leadership — ruralflyingdoc — SCANCRIT — SCCM Blogs — SEMEP — SinaiEM — SinaiEM Ultrasound — SMART EM — SOCMOB — SonoSpot — StEmylns — Takeokun — thebluntdissection — The Central Line — The Ember Project —The Emergency Medicine Resident Blog — The Flipped EM Classroom — thenursepath — The NNT — The Poison Review — The Sharp End — The Short Coat — The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine — The Sono Cave – The Trauma Professional’s Blog —  — ToxTalk — tjdogma — Twin Cities Toxicology — Ultrarounds — UMEM Educational Pearls —Ultrasound Podcast

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    Thx for including a shout out to The SGEM this week. Could you add a link to the site? Appreciate all your hard work.