Too Hot to Handle!

I would like to present a case, that hopefully you won't be unlucky enough to encounter?! The purpose of this post is to provide you all with education, reflection and to prepare you for the day you might see it! This comes from one of my friends and colleagues Dr Julia Weatherill. She is a... Continue Reading →

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Best #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS finds – September (1)

It's been a while again, in amongst holidays, ITU shifts and reviewing portable ultrasound devices!! There's more to come on the latter too. Loads has been going on, but this is a snapshot of some of what I considered to be the best out there in the world of FOAMed! Enjoy.... Promoted meetings Just to... Continue Reading →

Best of #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS #echofirst finds – May (2)

Another edition and loads to talk about, as ever. Let's crack on...lots to click on and catch up on at your leisure. I hope you enjoy it.   News! CCR 19 is coming!! Get booking here Is this for real?! At first, I thought this was an April fool...then realised its May! Exciting potential to... Continue Reading →

Best #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS finds – May (1)

Another fortnightly trawl of the best of the best in infographs, POCUS images, blogs, research and much more. Again, showcasing some of the fabulous stuff the world of #FOAM has to offer. There is loads here, so scroll and click on what interests you and don't be bamboozled by stuff that doesn't! Best wishes as... Continue Reading →

Best of #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS Finds – April (1)

There are a lot of fabulous echo images here this week! You are all posting some brilliant stuff to keep us all interested and excusing the pun, in the loop! Thank you... Also, lots of journal club stuff going on on the Twittersphere! Papers, blogs and a lot more....settle down and get your CME done... Continue Reading →

Best of #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS – March (1)

It never ceases to amaze me what is out on Twitter! A wealth of POCUS with some fabulous images, some really interesting infographs, trials, reviews and resources. I have done my usual trawl to try to snapshot what I see as the best of the lot this week. Sit down, caffeinate and digest.... Big News!!... Continue Reading →

Studies To Remember 2017 By! #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS #visualabstracts

I thought I would post this out just before the chimes of 2018 begin. Many thanks to David Lyness and our partner site (Propofology), for allowing us to feature these fabulous summaries. Many of these came direct from the crew at The Bottom Line, as they continue to tirelessly bring us many of these studies... Continue Reading →

It was ICS SOA 2017! #FOAMed #FOAMcc #ICSSOA2017 #POCUS

I wanted to present a graphical snapshot of this meeting for you all. What you see first of all are my graphics, produced as I followed the meeting on Twitter and interacted with a lot of you who were kind enough to share things with us all. Following mine, you will see Aoife's, then the... Continue Reading →

iFAD 2017 – #IFAD2017 #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS possibly the best meeting in the world!

What was it about?! The aim of this sixth edition meeting is to review recent advances in fluid management, and hemodynamic and organ function monitoring in the critical care setting in a comprehensive manner for intensivists, anaesthesiologists and emergency physicians as well as interested internists and surgeons. However the meeting will deal with any broad... Continue Reading →

P.E – to thrombolyse or not to thrombolyse? #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS

We have chosen to feature this topic (as many blogs have), as there are many grey areas associated with treatment of PE. In the main, these are whether to thrombolyse or not and it takes skill on the risk:benefit front to do the right thing. There are many published guidelines and outcome trials to try... Continue Reading →

Delirium & Sedation – the diary of a Junior Doctor #FOAMed #FOAMcc

  First Impressions are Scary! My first rotation in intensive care! Behind me are the days of the agitated patient at 4am; restless and pulling out cannulas and catheters. No more bleeps to deal with the elderly gent who by day is the sweetest, kindest person you could ever have the pleasure of meeting; but... Continue Reading →

Management of AF on ITU #FOAMed #FOAMcc

  Background This is designed as a quick guide to the management of this common ITU condition. Click here for the original NICE guidance for AF New Onset AF (NOAF) Usually prequelled with some previous risk factors: Age Poor LV function LA dilatation Thyroid disease Alcohol consumption Hypertension Atrial fibrillation with fast ventricular rate Cardiac... Continue Reading →

Best of #FOAMed / #FOAMcc / #POCUS – Oct (1)

Here we go again...the latest trawls and highlights of the FOAM world. A big thanks to all concerned...we have credited most, but certainly not forgotten all! Loads to see, so click away, follow and enjoy! Meeting of note Please take some time to go through this case report and answer the questions therein. This promises... Continue Reading →

Best #FOAMed / #FOAMcc / #POCUS finds – Sept (3)

A busy week! There's a load out there and a lot of activity on the guideline front, of which we have chosen 1 to highlight on VAP and HAP. Jonathan Downham (@criticalcarepratitioner) and I put our podcast out on last week's blog. Download and listen here folks! So...onward! Antwerp and the iFAD meeting loom, as... Continue Reading →

Best of #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS (Sept 1)

There's been a small lapse...trips to Italy and all! So here we are back with some snappy #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS finds and the usual trawl of the Twittersphere!   In other news! Apparently we hit the dizzy heights of no. 17 amongst the top critical care sites online! Thanks to you all for clicking and... Continue Reading →

Best of #FOAMed / #FOAMcc / #POCUS – August (1)

Here we go again! More trawling and mouse clicking for you all. Here are links and chats about all I see as the best of the bunch this week out there where access is free and open! To come... First ED post from Dan Weston Part 3 of the Fluid series with Manu Malbrain New... Continue Reading →

Best of #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS finds – July (3)

Loads of action this week. But here is a pick of some of the best of FOAM / POCUS. Click the pics to go to the linked articles. JW General Papers ARDS and its after effects...beyond the trial info!   Frailty...not just mortality!! I think this is very poignant. We quote mortality when putting patients... Continue Reading →

Fluid Therapy Part 2 – Fluids Beyond Resuscitation! #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS

Before we go any further with this post, please do join us for this amazing meeting: Programme Register here Submit your Abstract here   Abstract It is imperative to acknowledge that there are four main indications for fluid therapy. The United Kingdom’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recently provided a complete set... Continue Reading →

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