Over the last 7 years LITFL has grown from a simple blog to an online education resource. We have learned a huge amount over this period and tried to share as much of this knowledge as possible with like-minded medical education altruists. To this end we have assisted with blog migration, optimisation, performance, SEO, coding and provided free hosting … [Read more...] about Reboot, rebuild and recover FOAM
This week marks LITFL's 5th blogiversary and the end of another roller-coaster year. Over the last 5 years we have published 5000 posts/pages, had >20,000,000 page views and currently open our doors to 50,000 visitors a day. We have seen FOAM go mainstream by becoming an integral part of textbooks and journals as well as stimulating a significant increase in online access … [Read more...] about 5 lessons learned
At SMACC we are running what we think is a pretty awesome competition... A competition that will hand over a free ticket to SMACC Chicago (June 23-26 2015) to an intrepid film-making meducator EVERY MONTH! Introducing the 'Equipment Videos Online (EVO)' competition: Your objective: Create a 5 minute video demonstrating your favorite tool Your reward: 1 FREE SMACC 2015 … [Read more...] about Know your Weapons!
aka Toxicology Conundrum 054 This case-based Q&A follows on from Toxicology Conundrum 053, let's recap: A 35 year-old male is brought in by ambulance after being discovered by friends in a semi-comatose state and surrounded by empty pill packets. It is estimated he has ingested 96g of enteric-coated sodium valproate, sometime in the last 12 hours. On arrival to … [Read more...] about Valproate… Still Big Trouble!
With the New Year upon us, it is time to update our examination resource collections for ACEM and CICM We continuously update the global EMCC blog and podcast database and slowly getting round to updating the podcast database. Next stop is the departmental and examination based blogs/websites in Australasia. There are some amazing resources to assist docs studying for the … [Read more...] about Australasian ED exam resources