An exiting new free open-access journal has been born. Here's what Editor-in-Chief Rob MacSweeney, of Critical Care Reviews, has to say about it: Announcing a new development in critical care publishing. It is with great delight we announce the launch of a new open access critical care journal. Critical Care Horizons is a fresh, original voice in the critical care … [Read more...] about Introducing Critical Care Horizons
Together with my colleagues at The Alfred ICU in Melbourne I've been involved in the launch of a new FOAM project called INTENSIVE. INTENSIVE is an educational website for doctors and other health professionals training in and practicing intensive care medicine. It includes resources such as: ‘Labs and Lytes‘: case-based problems for developing knowledge and … [Read more...] about INTENSIVE
Reviewed and revised 6 February 2014 Still not convinced that you should be involved in FOAM? In this talk I explore the facts, fallacies and foibles of 'Free Open Access Med(ical edu)cation' and hope to convince you that FOAM cannot be ignored and that you have a moral imperative to get involved. I recorded the video for the first Slovenian emergency medicine … [Read more...] about Why FOAM? Facts, Fallacies and Foibles
LITFLers this is one to watch: The Maryland CC Project This is a new #FOAMcc website put together by the University of Maryland Critical Care Fellows, including the most excellent John Greenwood (@MedicalGraffiti). Among other resources that I'm sure will be added, are free-to-all video lectures from their Critical Care Core Content series. Here are some great talks … [Read more...] about Maryland CC Project
Ok, FOAMaholics you've waited long enough. I know, it's been even worse for those of you that attended SMACC in person and have been suffering from SMACC withdrawal. The good news is, the wait is almost over. If you weren't there and you're still kicking yourself, you're about to get a taste of SMACC. And if you were there, but found attending three concurrent sessions at once … [Read more...] about Prepare to be SMACCed!