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#FOAMed Review 34th Edition

Michael Macias

By Michael Macias

By Michael Macias

Welcome to the thirty-fourth edition of the #FOAMed Review! The idea of the FOAMed review is to give you a digestible selection of reliable content from the online EM/CC world that you can fit into your busy weekly schedule. Each review will include highlights from the highest yield blog, podcast, video and web sources around. Over a year's span we will be sure to include topics from all core EM content areas...even the ones that may not be the coolest. Check out our indexing section #FOAMED REVIEW which allows you to view previous weekly reviews by edition or by selecting from CORD curriculum categories.

Onto the FOAMed. 

ENGAGING THE HYOEPIGLOTTIC LIGAMENT [BLOG]: Move progressively down the tongue with the laryngoscope blade identifying relevant anatomy as you go and always find the epiglottis. Intensive 

ULTRASOUND IN TESTICULAR PAIN [BLOG]: Excellent case demonstrating the utility of bedside US in acute scrotal pain. Time is testicle. ALiEM

SMX-TMP: 1 OR 2 TABS FOR TREATMENT OF SKIN AND SOFT TISSUE INFECTIONS? [BLOG]: Concise pharm review of the literature regarding the proper dosing of SMX-TMP (Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim) for SSTIs and who needs a double dose.  ALiEM

IS IT IN? WELL, FLUSH THE LINE [BLOG]: A quick tidbit on confirming your central venous catheter with ultrasound and a saline flush. WUSTL EM Res Blog 

More FOAMed. 


HEMODYNAMIC MANAGEMENT IN MASSIVE PE [VIDEO]: Dr. Oren Friedman, a pulmonary CCM doc, discussed the approach to the management of a patient with a massive PE and how to optimize their physiology to keep them alive. EMCrit


KOPLIK SPOTS [BLOG]: The oral exam is useful (and a struggle) for assessing the child with a fever...and we aren't just talking about strep. Pediatric EM Morsels 


PEDIATRIC PEARLS AND PITFALLS [BLOG]: You always want to think of your ABCDEs in trauma, but there are many differences in the anatomy, physiology, and evaluation of a pediatric trauma to keep on our radar. EM Docs


IS AN ISOLATED POSTERIOR STEMI A REAL THING? [BLOG]: Prepare yourself for a high yield post beginning with the importance of lead V3 and what it can tell us about the entity we call an isolated posterior STEMI (plus how a truly isolated posterior STEMI is possible).  EMS 12 Lead 

See you next week.