The last for Feb! All sifted to keep you up to date! Follow us if you aren't already. Jonny - @wilkinsonjonny Ashley - @ICMteaching Marcus - @ICUltrasonica Jump Menu JAM pick of the papers! Best POCUS Best FOAM History! Podcasts! Best websites! Best Videos Best Meetings! JAM's Pick of the Papers As ever, we recommend... Continue Reading →
Best #FOAMed Finds Feb 2023!
More to wet your appetite...loads of fab resources, Tweets and more to see. Follow us if you aren't already. Jonny - @wilkinsonjonny Ashley - @ICMteaching Marcus - @ICUltrasonica Jump Menu JAM pick of the papers! Best POCUS Best FOAM History! Podcasts! Best websites! Best Meetings! JAM's Pick of the Papers As ever, we recommend you... Continue Reading →
Best #FOAMed Finds Jan 2023!
We are back...missed us? So, here is a trawl of all that's hot....nothing that's not! Enjoy, and follow us if you aren't already. Jonny - @wilkinsonjonny Ashley - @ICMteaching Marcus - @ICUltrasonica Jump Menu JAM pick of the papers! Best POCUS Best FOAM History! Podcasts! Best websites! Best Meetings! JAM's Pick of the Papers Some... Continue Reading →
Point-of-care ultrasound in critical care
Edited by Luke Flower and Pradeep Madhivthanan I am at the beginning of my critical care POCUS journey, but I am starting to think about all the applications of POCUS I may need to be fluent in during my career in ICM. How can I integrate it into my ward rounds when I am a... Continue Reading →
I've been delivering Tweetorials on various aspects of ultrasound over the year. So, here's a festive Tweet (sad!), for you. All in one post! Enjoy and happy scanning....look after yourselves. Jump links: Heart Lung Diaphragm Liver Gastric Aorta DVT Airway JW HEART 1/13 Today’s Tweetorial for you! We look at basic cardiac #POCUS views👍 🫀... Continue Reading →
Battle of the Portables – Kosmos!
Here is another in our review series, and one with the most reviews we've ever had! 6 clinicians rate the device. There are 2 detailed reviews from myself and then the fantastic Philipe Rola (he of VExUS fame and top Ultrascoundrel). We then get overall thoughts from us all (Myself, Philipe Rola, Segun Olusanya, Adrian... Continue Reading →
The POCUS Manifesto
About the author Follow him here: So, a book lands on POCUS! Of course, I'm interested! But, we've seen them all before....the 'how to' guides, the instructional references. There are plenty of them out there now. So, what's special about this book then.....and it is very special, I hasten to add. Take a look below... Continue Reading →
Best #FOAMed August 2021
It's been a year since the last collection! But dip in and see what we have chosen as the top topics recently within ICU and Critical care. Headliners FUSIC-HD is out! Get yourself accredited within one of the most comprehensive ultrasound training schemes out there! Now in HD!! CPAP saves lives? TTM might be the... Continue Reading →
The Battle of the Portables – the Vscan Air!
Here, we are excited to bring you our 4 person review of GE's new wireless portable ultrasound device. I would like to thank wholeheartedly, some of my great friends and colleagues for taking all of their precious time out to review this device for us all. And what an experience base we have! Dr Ashley... Continue Reading →
There are many reasons for a raised lactate. Identify the cause and then you will know if you need to do anything about it. Hint - it's usually not IV fluids. Lactate-CCNDownload
Fluid guideline for critical care patients
Hypernatraemia is an independent predictor of mortality. DOI: 10.1093/ndt/gfm831. It is completely avoidable. This downloadable 1 page guide outlines causes, diagnosis and treatment. Hypernatraemia-guidelineDownload
Book review – SCAN-IT: A Primer for Emergency Point of Care Ultrasound
Here we bring you another review of a text on POCUS....of course! This comes from the delightful POCUS ninja, Dr Manoj Wickramasinghe. Thanks to him, so what is out and what did he think? About the authors: Muhammad Akbar Baig is an Assistant Professor and consultant in Emergency medicine with specific interests in research,... Continue Reading →
Hyponatraemia can be confusing to diagnose and treat. Here it is all on 1 page! Hyponatraemia-guideline-3Download
The Vaccine – should you…shouldn’t you??
Preamble I want to start this post off by declaring I am a doctor, an intensive Care doctor at that, so I have witnessed first hand what this virus can do! I also want to state that I am NOT anti-vaccine, nor am I a conspiracy theorist! I wanted to post this in order to... Continue Reading →
The Battle of the Portables – The Butterfly iQ+ Reviewed!
So....we put the new iQ+ through its paces and I am very privileged to have Dr Russ Horowitz take us through a paediatric review using the device as well. Russ is the Director of Emergency and Critical Care ultrasound Lurie Children's Hospital - Chicago What did we think then...... The perspective from Adult Anaesthesia and... Continue Reading →
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 →