Month: December 2017

LITFL Review 313

LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical BlogLITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog – Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog Welcome to the 313rd LITFL Review! Your regular and reliable source for the highest highlights, sneakiest sneak peeks and loudest shout-outs from the webbed world of emergency medicine and critical

5 Essential Steps to Managing Croup

Episode 9: 5 Essential Steps to Managing Croup Show Notes  Background Croup, a.k.a. laryngotracheitis is a common viral illness seen predominantly in children and affecting the upper respiratory tract.  While typically mild, croup has the potential to become life-threatening in some cases.  By causing subglottic edema, croup narrows the upper airway, sometimes causing respiratory distress. 

Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 220

LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical BlogLITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog – Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog Just when you thought your brain could unwind on a Friday, you realise that it would rather be challenged with some good old fashioned medical trivia FFFF…introducing Funtabulously Frivolous