Month: March 2018

Medmastery: Pericardial effusion

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. Today, we explore the Echocardiography Essentials course with a video

Do you want to be interrupted to view what the computer calls normal or nonspecific ECGs? 2 cases at once!

Two CasesMale Patient I was handed this ECG of a 40-something male patient.  It was recorded at triage.  The chief complaint was “chest pain.” The computer interpretation was “Nonspecific”What do you think? Female Patient At the exact same time, I was viewing the computer queue of unconfirmed ECGs (read by computer but not yet overread

LITFL Review 324

LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog – Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog Welcome to the 324th 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