Medmastery: Qualifying for an ICD

LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog – Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog The team at Medmastery are providing LITFL readers with a series of FOAMed courses from across their website. Looking at the ICD Essentials course today, with a video exploring

ECG of the Week – 25th June 2018

This ECG is from a 27yr old female who presents with a 10 day history of intermittent palpitations. She is normally fit and well with no known medical issues.   Click to enlarge Things to think about What are the key ECG abnormalities ? What are the differential ECG diagnoses for consideration in those patients

Illustrated Guide to ECG Interpretation

LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog – Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog Book Review: Sparkson’s Illustrated Guide to ECG Interpretation Everything you need for easy ECG interpretation! Packed with vital information, Sparkson’s Illustrated Guide to ECG Interpretation is an electrocardiography

ACEM 2018 ASM Perth

LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog – Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog Come and join us at the largest annual Emergency medicine conference in the Southern Hemisphere – the ACEM ASM 2018 scientific meeting is being held in Perth, 18-22

Button Battery Update

LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog – Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog Button battery ingestion is one of the leading causes of death in paediatric poisoning and this has sharply risen from 2016 despite manufacturing warnings and the addition of tape

How to Be Kind

LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog – Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog I seem to constantly skirt trouble. Writing and medicine are fractious bedfellows – a marriage not always congenial. On one hand, to write well, to truly produce good