Scott Weingart (@emcrit) on IVC Ultrasound……also FREE iBooks for all……and also #FOAMED Innovation Scholarship!

Wow, that’s a packed headline.  Let’s break it down: Weingart on IVC: 1.     The one, the only, Scott Weingart from emcrit.org tells us why IVC ultrasound is useful and why you should never trust Mike Stone (hint….it has to do with kittens). #FOAMED Innovation Scholarship 2.     We mentioned a couple of days ago that we were creating a …

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The Great IVC Debate: Stone v. Weingart. The Rumble in the Castle 2012! Part 1 (Stone) #foamed

 If you were at the castle last year for Castlefest you may or may not have recovered from this breathtaking debate. First off, who knew Weingart was a biter?!?!  I certainly never would have guessed Mike Stone was that accurate with throwing stars! Anyway, it was epic.  The most impressive thing, though, was the way they wielded the literature and …

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Sonowars from #SMACC 2014.  Ultrasound Smorgasborg of Edutainment!  #FOAMED

If you kicked yourself for missing Sonowars from SMACC 2014 then you’re in luck.  The amazing James Rippey and Adrian Goudie competed against yours truly, Matt & Mike.  It was part education, part competition, full on silly.  This is somewhat longer than our normal podcasts……but it’s a TON of fun! If you want don’t want to miss out this year, …

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Integrated ultrasound approach to Fluid Responsiveness……Canadian Style. #FOAMED

Remember the funny talking French Canadians who brought you EGLS recently? Well, they’re back. They think we’ve been a bit narrow in our discussion of the IVC for fluid responsiveness.  They think we could get a little more sophisticated with our sound waves than looking at the IVC in isolation……and we think they’re right. Fair warning:  The first several minutes …

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#FOAMED Innovation Scholarship! Apply now!

 Ever had a brilliant #FOAMED idea to make the world a better place, but just needed a little bit of cash to make it happen?  No?  Well, how about a marginal idea?  Yes?  Great!  We want to support it. We’re creating a #FOAMED Innovation Scholarship to facilitate and help you out if you’re idea rich, but $$ strapped.  This is …

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Episode 22 – Fluid Responsiveness

So you want to know if you’re patient’s going to be fluid responsive but you don’t have the fancy machine that Drs. Weingart and Marik recently talked about on EmCrit. So what should you do?  You could stand at the bedside and wait for your hospital to purchase said device, but that may not be the best for you patient.  …

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