Best #FOAMed Finds – March 2019

The usual piles of POCUS, papers and more. It’s been a while, so there’s been a lot going on!




Our course sold out, with a waiting list!!! Keep an eye on the site for info on the next session!!

Hint….October in Warwick!

The crew at Zedu!

Thanks for picking us up guys! See their weekly update here…well, a while ago now…but you need to follow their stuff. Solid as ever.

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SoMe in medicine

The importance of SoMe in medicine….our article is out…

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The Holy Grail of research

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What’s wrong with the catheter!?

Great post from the Renal Fellow Network

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US for idiots? Or…by idiots!?

A must read section on pitfalls and pearls…”a fool with a tool is still a fool”

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Hepatic Encephalopathy!

A nice review form the EMDocs here!

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Nice short and sweet on the LV!

Click the top image….

Hydronephrosis quickie!

Lovely stuff from BC POCUS

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Check out Nephromadness

Click the first pic to go see the blog…great stuff as ever from them, particularly with their infographics!

NM19 VA on Roshanov





ARDS simplified

A lovely article here on ARDS from a team in the USA. Thanks to Yaseen Arabi fir this.


Image result for critical care reviews

JW’s Top Papers from Critical Care Reviews

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Zap them or leave them??

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Interesting Case reports!

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Zedu news

Check out the weekly US best…here

I found a flap!

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Aliasing on US

Aliasing is an imaging error which occurs due to under-sampling. The ultrasound system is trying to image an event that is occurring faster than the rate we are sampling it, and as a result the system is uncertain about the direction of the signal and displays this as heading in the opposite direction.

Beautifully demonstrated on this image:


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Subpleural collection..empyema?


A milky situation!?

One that caused a bit of debate! What would you do..? Click the first tweet to follow this.

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Insight….no sight!!

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Is it endocarditis?!

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Right atrial weirdness!

Thanks to VCU ultrasound


It may not be cholecystitis!

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You are taking the p$£s!

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TAPSE…where do you place the caliper?

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Some tips from cardioserv here


M-mode antics

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Tay Sachs

Thanks to Creative-Med Doses for this


Thanks to nephropocus for these!

More from the guys on renal and portal vein doppler!!

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Abdo wall blocks

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Fluid Academy go from strength to strength on fluid overload.

Thanks to Manu Malbrain for these!

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Hydronephrosis grading

Click to visit the podcast and site

Hydro byte

Heart failure…POCUS or CXR?

Click to see the podcast and blog on this

Integrated Lung US graphic


Thanks to emDOCs for this! Great accompanying video. Click the infographic to see the post!

Map the kidney!

A lovely find from Manual of Medicine

Hypothermia and anaesthesia

Emergency Antihypertensive meds

Thanks to Grepmed for this


Thanks to Dr Olly for this graphic on the active treatment of TB

Fractured ribs and painful torso stuff…block it!

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More to come and quicker this time!! Sorry for the delay in this post….life is life and work is work etc.

Take care all,


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