The Battle of the Portables – The Butterfly iQ+ Reviewed!

Here it is, the long-awaited review of a much-anticipated upgrade of the highly successful iQ device. What did we think and should you go out and buy one .... is it the probe for all of your POCUS requirements?? We put the iQ+ through its paces! https://www.youtube.com/embed/9RomGb7Murw See our review of the iQ here.

Best #FOAMed Finds September 2020!

Welcome in! We are back again....take a look at what we dug up for you! NewsMatt's paper compendiumBlogsTop POCUSIntriguing!Top TweetsTop InfographicsTop resource News Our education portal moves from strength to strength. We talk IV fluid safety with Dr Ashley Miller ICYMI! NW-POCUS returns! Yes, our FUSIC course is back and we will announce dates soon.... Continue Reading →

Best #FOAMed Finds – August 2020 (2)

Let's go....the best picks of the hard work everyone is doing! Navigate: NewsBest papersBest blogsBest InfographicsWebsitesBest POCUSBest VideosBest TweetorialsImage of the weekTop resources News! We opened our ICU education portal! We will be expanding this on a weekly basis with loads of new topics. Best Papers Remdesvir JAMA report this positive COVID trial. Best from... Continue Reading →

Best #FOAMed finds August 2020

It's hot, COVID is beginning to tickle the belly of the NHS again.....but what else is going on in Critical Care?? Best PapersBest BlogsBest TweetorialsBest SitesBest Infographics and POCUSBest Videos Best Papers! Matt's Top Picks! Matt Bigwood takes us through his top picks of Critical Care Reviews papers. Cheers buddy.... Other papers! Just get on... Continue Reading →

You don’t have to be home alone with COVID!

Since the arrival of COVID, the way we approach things as medical professionals has had to change, almost beyond recognition. As a clinical fellow on ITU, you would expect me to be in the thick of it – intubating, inserting central lines, learning how covid patients respond to the various ventilator settings. But that is... Continue Reading →

Best #FOAMed Finds July 2020

We hope you are all well? Check out our picks of the best out there in the world of FOAM! Top BlogsTop PapersBest InfographicsPodcastsTweetorialsPOCUS Top Blogs! See the latest from TBL!! My favourites below! The trial we all talked about! Clinical Question In hospitalised patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection does dexamethasone in additional to usual care,... Continue Reading →

My Coronavirus Journey (Up to 22nd May)!

Thanks so much to our contributor, Dr Matt Bigwood for writing this for us. These are his musings, direct from a frontline healthcare worker on ICU. He is a ST5 in ITU and Anaesthesia. News...something is coming?!! January 2020 I first heard about 'the Coronavirus’, like most people, sometime in January. It was pretty low... Continue Reading →

Best #FOAMed Finds – Out of Lockdown!

Top picks, best flicks, papers and capers in all that is Critical Care. Come and see what we picked out for you this month...almost out of lockdown?! #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS

COVID-19 – Your one-stop resource!

Dr Matt Bigwood - Peer reviewer, moderator and research editor Welcome!! I hope this page will form a single resource, as up to date as possible, on everything to do with the topic that has hit us all so hard...Coronavirus! There is a lot out there and you can spend hours getting lost on the... Continue Reading →

Best FOAMed finds – February 2020

We are back! We hadn't disappeared, it's just there has been a lot happening of late! Here we go with the latest in critical care spots... News SOA went Big in 2019! The ICU SOA meeting went ahead back in December 2019. It was a fabulous meeting in Birmingham and the team did an amazing... Continue Reading →

Dave and Jonny do Advanced POCUS!

So...the advanced POCUS workshop kicks off on 8th December at SOA19! What's all the fuss about.....??? Check out the podcast here! Take a look at the programme in store...click to see more!!!

Dave & Jonny do SOA 2019 Pre-hab!

Hi all! Dave Lyness and I took to the mics. We bring you our take on what's in store for this amazing forthcoming meeting! The programme is ridiculous! Where do we start....well, here! Tune in here! Book SOA 2019 now....click here!   Here is our second instalment - we talk with Nitin Arora about what's... Continue Reading →

Best #FOAMed Finds – October 2019

News! Welcome to a spooktacular Haloween edition! There has been a lot of action behind the scenes and I have assimilated as much as possible for you all! ESICM came and went, iFAD Valencia is over and there are a load of exciting forthcoming meetings. So onward!   Get booking SOA 2019...places disappearing fast!  ... Continue Reading →

Book Review – Focussed Intensive Care Ultrasound!

Who are the authors? Dr Pete MacNaughton Qualifications: BSc, MB.BS, MD, MRCP, FRCA, PGCert Ed. General information: Dr MacNaughton qualified from Westminster Medical School, University of London in 1982. He undertook his postgraduate training in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine in London, Bristol and Australia. This was followed by MCRP Training Fellowship between 1989-1991 at... Continue Reading →

To vape or not to vape…there’s no question!!

Written By Errin Lawrence - Clinical Fellow Peer reviewed by Dr Jonny Wilkinson What are E-cigarettes and how do they work? Smoking-proxy electronic inhaling systems or e-cigarettes are battery-powered nicotine or non-nicotine delivery systems. They have three major component parts, a lithium battery, a vaporisation chamber and a cartridge or refillable well. The cartridge contains... Continue Reading →

Beta-blockers​ in sepsis…the biggest oxymoron since​ the hard collar!? #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS

Written by: Dr Hannah Gardner & Dr Helen Vesey (ICU Fellows) Peer reviewed by: Dr Jonny Wilkinsoin & Dr Dave Popple Intro and background to this... Every year, there are at least 250,000 cases of sepsis in the UK and 52,000 deaths. According to the ICNARC data from 2010-2013, there were 383,314 admissions to critical... Continue Reading →

Best #FOAMed finds – September 2019

  Back with all you need to know about in critical care....read on and keep updated. JW   And to start.........just bare this one in mind!   Echophiles returns! We have a brill list this week! Click the pic, look at the clips and save them/use them at your will! If you need explanations of... Continue Reading →

Best #FOAMed Finds – August (3)

Hope you are all well? Here are the pics and flicks of the week to keep you on the ball in critical care! Featured! Wellington ICU! You have to check out the fab work of Alex Psirides and the crew at Wellington ICU. They have provided some brilliant resources to use / download etc here.... Continue Reading →

Best #FOAMed finds – August 2019 (2)

More bytes of critical care, pocus and more to get you into the weekend! News!   Echophiles returns! Next installment of crazy clips and loops to keep or download! Click the pic! Come and learn Peri-op POCUS! We are taking you through waht is relevent and hot in the world of peri-op POCUS at the... Continue Reading →

The best #FOAMed finds – August 2019

The news feed has slept for a while, but we promise to keep you better updated as of now. It's been busy! There has been a lot going on, but here are a few recent snippets for you. Stay tuned for more to come and encourage friends and colleagues to follow us!   Announcement Introducing... Continue Reading →

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