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 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 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 →

Best of #CCC46 on Twitter!! #FOAMed #FOAMcc

Here are just a few of the best Tweets IMHO from CCC46, in case you weren't sunning it up in Hawaii! Rest your mouse over all of the screenshots, as some may be linked to external articles. JW    

Today’s best #FOAMed #FOAMcc finds (1 – Jan 17)

We are going to try to produce regular sections on the best of FOAMed. Here's the first! Sit down with a coffee and enjoy....more to come! Great Papers Fits or frozen?! The Bottom Line Crew (Adrian Wong), debate the HYBERNATUS Study looking at whether we should cool status patients to improve outcome. Thanks again team see... Continue Reading →

We’ve gone .com!! #FOAMed #FOAMcc

We've taken the plunge as it were. now... We hope you continue to enjoy the site! Best wishes. JW

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