LITFL Review #170
Welcome to the 170th 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 chuck of FOAM.The Most Fair Dinkum Ripper Beauts of the WeekRory Spiegel offers an in-depth look at the endovascular study triad recently released (MR CLEAN, EXTEND-IA and ESCAPE) to treat acute ischemic strokes, and why we should be cautiously optimistic that a small subset of patients have been identified in whom this therapy can be greatly beneficial. [AS] The Best of #FOAMed Emergency MedicineMore free content from HIPPO EM. Amal Mattu discusses the low risk chest pain ADP he uses in the ED. [AS]emDocs has a great review on the evaluation of the dizzy patient. [MG]Have you heard of hands on defibrillation? This week, the SGEM reviews the evidence, and their conclusion may be… shocking. [MG]Great core content review of minor head trauma from FOAMCast. [AS]Fantastic #FOAMed site from Neel Bhanderi and a great post on the approach to a pregnant patient with a suspected PE. [SL]The Best of #FOAMcc Critical CareBeware the RV spiral of death! Want to understand the crashing PE patient better? EMCRIT this week has a great lecture from their conference by Oren Friedman. [CC]Here’s a lovely little tip on laryngoscopy from the folks at the Alfred ICU. Rem...
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marjorie Lazoff, MD Tags: Education LITFL review Source Type: blogs
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