Top FOAMed Finds – January 2019

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Heaps of POCUS this edition, as a result, the load-up time may be a little slower on your mobile device....give it a moment! Also, lots going on with trials / papers and releases. So, get your coffee brewing, buckle up and catch up in the world of FOAM in critical care! News!... Continue Reading →

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Quick Draw Anatomy for Anaesthetists

A novel concept! Joanna Oram Fox is a senior registrar in anaesthesia in Cardiff. And she sent us a rather nice book in the post! We all remember sitting on the train to London, pulling into Euston station becoming more and more tachycardic as the platform approached! The FRCA examinations were either that day, or... Continue Reading →

Albumin..do we, don’t we?!

  What does it do?! Albumin has loads of physiological effects: Regulating colloid osmotic pressure Binding and transporting drugs and hormones in the blood Antioxidant properties Nitric oxide modulation Maintenance of microvascular integrity Buffering Particularly relevant in critically ill patients. We also know that low serum albumin levels, commonly found in the critically ill, may... Continue Reading →

Best #FOAMed Finds – October (3)

Heaps again!! There's ESICM, amazing meetings, loads of cracking publications, the usual POCUS parties, Humour, downloads and infographics to keep you right up to date in the world of Critical Care! News! GPICS-2 is out Please have a look and comment on this vital document regarding provision of ITU in the UK. A Shock!! We... Continue Reading →

Ultrasound Device No. 4 – The iViz from Fujifilm Sonosite

Pre-amble! So here is Part 4 of the as promised portable ultrasound reviews. The aim, to un-muddy the water a bit for you all over choice and functionality. There are so many put there at the moment, we wanted to test them on the shop floor…are they the true ITU workhorses you need to keep... 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 – October (1)

News! Loads here...lots of your POCUS and many papers / blogs and more to check out.... Some images from the Butterfly! So here is an open and honest thread on the device with hands-on experience.   We ran a JC! Click here to see all. And the Twitter moment... Success! A great reminder to us all... Continue Reading →

Ultrasound device No. 3 – Clarius

  Pre-amble! So here is Part 3 of the as promised portable ultrasound reviews. The aim, to un-muddy the water a bit for you all over choice and functionality. There are so many put there at the moment, we wanted to test them on the shop floor…are they the true ITU workhorses you need to... Continue Reading →

Ultrasound Device No. 1 – Sonon by LimbsandThings

The battle starts - Part 1: Sonon from LimbsandThings! How did it do in our test? Find out...#FOAMed #FOAMcc #echofirst #FOAMus #POCUS

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

News! ARDS best practice guidelines came out! The important thing is to check out the grades of evidence behind each recommendation. There is no real re-invention of the wheel, and most of the suggestions are things we are all doing already....hopefully?! Site of the month! We made website of the month with our library! A... Continue Reading →

Best #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS finds – July (2)

Get the best out there of #FOAMed #POCUS FOAMcc #FOAMus #Echofirst #FOAMrad finds. Trawled, sifted and brought to you by us!

Best #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS finds – June (2)

Hello to you all and here we go with another session of Tweets, POCUS, papers and the rest, from the best..... News! We made LITFL again! Thanks Segun, for putting us into the fair dinkum section! We promised Part 3...here it is! Part 3 of our series on SoMe here! Debate...not an arguement! I got... 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 #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS finds – March (2)

Here is your best of the grabs from the world of FOAMed and all it offers. Sifted from amongst the best POCUS pips, paper snips, video clips and historical trips......as I can't think of any other anecdotal rhyming links; here we go! News... The REFRESH Trial is soon underway! Think the 30ml/kg is a tad... 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 →

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

A final happy Christmas to you all! This episode features loads of POCUS images, many of which you have kindly shared over Twitter. Thanks to all concerned and I have acknowledged you where I can. There is also a lot on flu, ARDS, OOHCA, less is more in sepsis and our usual run of infographics... Continue Reading →

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