Ultrasound Tweetorials!

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

A Bungee rope back to medicine – Hannah’s story!!

Foreword I wanted to feature this piece with a little bias, it has to be said. It is written by Dr Hannah Gardner, who happens to be my good lady wife! There is no conflict really, I thought this story should be put out there as Hannah's situation was a little unusual. This is someone... Continue Reading →

Bedside Ultrasound -Philippe Rola

Philippe has built a great name for himself within he world of ultrasound...and comes with some 'Sono-biceps'! So, when the opportunity came to review this book....I jumped for joy! This is aimed at those who may have some POCUS skills and perhaps need some expert guidance as to how to seamlessly integrate POCUS into their clinical... Continue Reading →

Best of #FOAMed Finds – February 2019 (2)

Here we go again, more papers, infographics and downloads for you. POCUS and blogs to keep you up to date in the world of critical care! News! We popped a Proning Infographic out there! It seemed to go viral, so it's good to see we all appear to have the same desire to perform this... Continue Reading →

Best of #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS finds – October (2)

  Blogs!   Thoracocentesis...how much can you safely remove? Josh Farkas tells us   Salim does snakes! Great blog on envenomation and treatment from Megan Spyres   ***JW's pick of CCR papers*** Thanks to Rob MacSweeny at criticalcarereviews for all of this again! Here are my top picks: Publications and articles LA toxicity...are we getting... Continue Reading →

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 →

Adrian Wong does ANZICS 2018! #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS #ANZICS

I must offer my thanks to Dr Adrian Wong (@avkwong) for this. He was speaking out at the ANZICS meeting and decided he would like Critical Care Northampton to feature his notes from the meeting, as well as his talks. Below are the lectures he attended and his thoughts. There are also screen shots of... Continue Reading →

Best of #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS finds – February 2018

Back, from investigating the infographics, perusing the POCUS and limboing the literature. There's a lot out there as ever in the Critical Care world. Please see my infographics sections for Crit care trials and other areas within anaesthesia, including statistics and valve pathologies. See them all in the slideshow below and the latest one on... Continue Reading →

Renal Replacement, busting the confusion! #FOAMed #FOAMcc #FOAMem #dialysis

This is an area of difficulty, confusion and controversy. Particularly as regards the logistics of RRT, it's set-up and running etc. We have discussed this area before, but more from the evidence base side regarding modalities etc. The evidence base is rather confusing, so we will try with these notes taken by Dr Dave Popple... Continue Reading →

Best of #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS – Sept (2)

This is a quick scout of what's out there in the ever expanding world of FOAM! We will be broadcasting our podcast excerpt of this too...watch this space! Congratulations to Rob MacSweeny on Critical Care Reviews 300th newsletter! Accolade! We continue to expand too, hitting 17th in the biggest Crit Care blogs out there. We... Continue Reading →

‘EGDT kills you’!! Are we being to harsh?! #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS

Rivers started it all off and things seemed unbelievable...in fact, perhaps, to good to be true! EGDT was a phrase we were going to hear more and more on ITU and any meeting we sat in. But what's happened recently!! It has all been flipped on it's head. The problem came when 3 large RCT's... Continue Reading →

Best of ISICEM 17 Meeting (Brussels) #FOAMed #FOAMcc #ISICEM17

First things first...I was not there in person. I have spent a lot of time perusing your Twitter feeds and put this blog together to reflect what looked like a brilliant meeting. There may of course be areas I missed out on here, so apologies in advance! From some big speakers came a wealth of the latest... Continue Reading →

Never mind antibiotics, give them Vit D!! #FOAMed #FOAMcc

Vitamin D supplementation to prevent acute respiratory tract infections: systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data   What's this all about? Acute respiratory tract infections are a major cause of global morbidity and mortality. They are one of the leading causes of sepsis in the UK. Of late, 'Flu' like illnesses and confirmed influenza... Continue Reading →

The week’s best #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS (4 Jan-Feb 17)

Sorry about the > 1 week lapse folks. ITU has been busy! Another one for Sunday coffee and the best of #FOAMed #FOAMcc. Lots from many of our brilliant sites out there, including the usual quality stuff from the Bottom Line crew and Emdocs too. Loads of you get a mention from Twitter posts as... Continue Reading →

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