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 →

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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 →

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 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 →

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

Here's another for you! Lot's going on as ever...and this is always very hard to put together without getting too carried away! Podcast 3 from the Two Jonnys coming your way this Thursday too...looking forward to that. Thanks also to Rob MacSweeny, as ever, for his hard work trawling about and putting together the always... Continue Reading →

Best of #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS

Here is my latest trawl of what I considered to be the best of FOAMed at the moment. This is certainly not exhaustive...you can end up like a child in a sweetshop otherwise! The podcast discussion I had with Jonathan Downham can now be heard by clicking the pic below. This is episode 2 of... Continue Reading →

Best of 14th Critical Care Symposium #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS

It was a massive success and hats off to Dr Veerappan for putting it all together! The following is a collection of the Tweets from the meeting...the best way to collate thoughts and the story of the conference. Loads here, and I mean loads! So take your time and scroll down. Occasionally there are clickable... Continue Reading →

This Week’s Best #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS (March 13-19)

Another really busy week with various meetings going on around the world. This is a selection offering you an insight into what has been going on out there recently, and do remember that many of the Twitter shots contain clickable links! Lots of POCUS, as well as lots of new papers and reviews from Critical... Continue Reading →

This Week’s best #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS (March 2017 – week 1)

There has been a lot of action on the POCUS front, as well as some of the usual fabulous and bountiful FOAM Tweets this week and last. We have had a lot of activity over the last couple of months and  a massive thanks to you all for supporting us. We are up to around... Continue Reading →

Push them to the (VO2)Max! #FOAMed #FOAMcc

Cardio Pulmonary Exercise Testing (CPEX/CPET) Does your centre have one? We are lucky enough to say we do, and we find the test a very useful discriminator as to whether patients can physiologically 'cope' with the operation ahead of them (normally major surgery). This is relevant to ICU, as there will often be a request... Continue Reading →

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