EMCrit's Scott Weingart quoted David Crippen (Fearless Leader of the CCM-L listserv) in response to a Resus.ME post by Cliff Reid, which reviewed and expanded upon Weingart's recent article on ED Intensivists and ED Intensive Care Units: "Every well-intentioned dual-trained EP always comes out of training stating that they will split their time 50/50 ED and ICU and all of them … [Read more...] about Crippen’s Law
After 5 years or so of 'living in the fast lane' you expect to become hard to impress. Many websites, blogs and podcasts in the FOAM world just put a different spin on what has been done before. That's why it is so exciting to see new blogs like BoringEM that carve out a unique niche for themselves. Then there is Critical Care Reviews. This website aims to promote open access … [Read more...] about Critical Care Reviews
I just heard from Mike and Matt at the Utrasoundpodcast that 2013 is the Year of the Ultrasound. It's true (at least in the USA), AIUM and SUSME are the co-organizers of the 2013: Year of Ultrasound initiative. Of course every year should be year of the Ultrasound. If you're a FOAMaholic you probably think every year already is, given the fantastic FOAM resources out … [Read more...] about 2013: Year of the Ultrasound
"The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism." — Sir William Osler (1849 - 1919) Write it down in your diaries LITFLers, the place to be from May 31st to June 2nd 2013 is Wellington, New Zealand. Why? Not just because Wellington is the "coolest little capital in the world", but also because it is hosting the 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting of the College of … [Read more...] about Down with Dogma!
That's right another big ICU conference is looming on the horizon — its the ANZICS/ACCCN Intensive Care ASM 2012. The theme: ICU – It’s not all Black and White The dates: 25-27 October 2012 The place: Adelaide Convention Center Ken Lee and his organising crew are putting in a huge amount of work to make this a great conference covering a wide range of … [Read more...] about ICU – It’s not all Black and White