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 →

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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 →

Updates in respiratory critical care 1/11/17 – #FOAMED #FOAMcc

These are the notes Dr David Popple (ITU Consultant), took during the Updates in Respiratory Critical Care Meeting at the RCOA back in November. I merely took them, expanded them and added links etc. Thanks to him for providing these. Update in renal replacement coming too. So...onward, what's new then? Identifying and managing ventilator asynchrony... Continue Reading →

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

News There has been so much action on Twitter his week, I have focussed almost solely on this, rather than digging about like DJ Shadow in a record shop, for papers! Focus on portable ultrasound, being dead, or not! Loads of great POCUS, fluids and the usual capture of top tweets. We have also dug... Continue Reading →

Best of #FOAMed / #FOAMcc / #POCUS – Oct (1)

Here we go again...the latest trawls and highlights of the FOAM world. A big thanks to all concerned...we have credited most, but certainly not forgotten all! Loads to see, so click away, follow and enjoy! Meeting of note Please take some time to go through this case report and answer the questions therein. This promises... Continue Reading →

Best of #FOAMed / #FOAMcc / #POCUS finds – Sept (4)

Well....ESICM happened! I must trawl the feeds to see what I can pull together for you on it. I wish I could have made it there, as there was a lot released, some brilliant POCUS and many friends were there amongst the masses! So, here are some bytes of the latest stuff out there at... Continue Reading →

Best #FOAMed / #FOAMcc / #POCUS finds – Sept (3)

A busy week! There's a load out there and a lot of activity on the guideline front, of which we have chosen 1 to highlight on VAP and HAP. Jonathan Downham (@criticalcarepratitioner) and I put our podcast out on last week's blog. Download and listen here folks! So...onward! Antwerp and the iFAD meeting loom, as... 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 →

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 #FOAMed / #FOAMcc / #POCUS – July (2)

Here are a few trawls of the world of FOAM. Plenty to look at to keep you going. Thanks to LITFL for their usual fab posts, The Bottom Line, EmDOCs and many other sites where a lot of this material came from. As ever, the POCUS world continues to grow, there's a lot of focus... Continue Reading →

Fluid Therapy Part 1 – Why should I bother about the ebb and flow phase of shock? An illustrative case report. #FOAMed #FOAMcc #POCUS

We are privileged to be hosting the first of 4 articles all about the minefield that is, 'Fluid therapy in the critically ill'! They were all written by Manu Malbrain (a good friend of mine), who is an internationally renowned expert in this complex field. If you work your way through all 4 articles, you... Continue Reading →

New and updated Critical Care Ultrasound section!! #POCUS #FOAMcc #FOAMed

Hopefully...all that you need for critical care echo / scanning! Please take a browse through our all new sections, consistently updated on all we think you need to know about critical care ultrasound #POCUS. Click on the POCUS menu and take a look at each system. I have carefully selected videos and created playlists so... Continue Reading →

Renal Replacement Therapy – help or hindrance?! #FOAMed #FOAMcc

Written by Dr Richard Pertwee (Clinical Fellow ITU) Edited and reviewed by Dr Jonny Wilkinson Renal replacement therapy is a commonly administered treatment in Intensive Care. It is also a therapy / aspect of critical care that creates a large air of confusion amongst many, from nursing staff to medical staff alike. >5% of the... 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 →

The week’s best #FOAMed #FOAMcc finds (3 – Jan 17)

Loads to get through here...so if you're looking at this in theatre (ensuring your patient is safe as No. 1 priority, obviously), you are probably doing it during a long case. To the rest of you, grab a large coffee and relax as you read. Lots of the screenshots may also have links, so do... Continue Reading →

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 →

Go on, Go on…Take a Look!! #FOAMed #FOAMcc

Take a look at the new look Critical Care Northampton site. We're rather pleased with it and hope you will be too! Forthcoming: Larger ICU emergencies section Medical Emergencies and General Medical section courtesy of DrDeclan O'Kane . Please see and download Doknotes iOS or Android (links at the bottom). It's a mega resource to... Continue Reading →

Volume Overload: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Functional Outcome in Survivors of Septic Shock #FOAMed

A study carried out in an academic county hospital in the US examined the associations between volume overload on ICU discharge, mobility limitation and discharge to a healthcare facility amongst survivors of septic shock. Septic shock is commonplace in critical care and indeed, its incidence is on the increase. With this however, we are seeing... Continue Reading →

What is the value of regional cerebral saturation in post-cardiac arrest patients? A prospective observational study

Shared from: RESEARCH What is the value of regional cerebral saturation in post-cardiac arrest patients? A prospective observational study The aim of this study was to elucidate the possible role of cerebral saturation monitoring in the post-cardiac arrest setting. This is well worth a read through... Critical Care 2016 20:327 Published on: 13 October 2016... Continue Reading →

Paracetamol….you know you want it!

Here's a link to an interesting paper from Oz on paracetamol usage in crit care! Food for thought.......á la statins... What was it looking for Did paracetamol influence outcome of ICU patients? Primary outcome, in-hospital mortality and secondary outcome, ICU mortality. Type Multicenter, retrospective observational study, 17,110 patients. Stats thorough with multi-variate analysis and good... Continue Reading →

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