Magnesium; the cure for all arrhythmias? #FOAMed #FOAMcc

We look at it daily on routine ICU bloods, it is used to help various acute conditions, it is always checked in the setting of cardiac arrhythmia....it burns with a glowing flame! We seem to obsess with keeping it’s serum level at the higher end of normal....is the fuss justified? It is true that hypomagnesaemia predisposes... Continue Reading →

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Think exercise will save you….perhaps not! #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS

An often sad tale... There are upsetting cases of athletes who just drop, the marathon runner who collapses. Why does this happen to these people, when they are pushing themselves to the absolute limit and enduring the ultimate in stress testing.... daily? ***WARNING, SOME MAY FIND THE VIDEO BELOW DISTRESSING!*** We have seen this on our... Continue Reading →

See our new Resus guidelines section #FOAMed #Resuscitation

Click on the menu bar and you'll get access to download all of the relevant resus algorithms for: Revalidation / update purposes To avoid looking like a muppet when you pitch up on the wards to help To do what we are all supposed to do (possibly save some lives)! Assistance with prognostication

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