Blog: FOAM

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Fluids in #COVID19

Fluids in #COVID19

Fluid administration and management are one of the fundamental practices of intensive care. The principles of good fluid practice are built upon the foundations of a firm understanding of the underlying pathophysiological process. COVID-19 is a novel illness and presents unique challenges not just to clinical practice but the entire healthcare system.

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Fill in #COVID19 survey on Hemodynamic Monitoring

Fill in #COVID19 survey on Hemodynamic Monitoring

We designed an international electronic survey to better understand current practice and alignment with international guidelines in critically ill COVID-19 patients. Little is known about the cardiovascular consequences of COVID-19 and the hemodynamic management of patients requiring ICU admission.

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Fill in #COVID19 survey on Fluid Management

Fill in #COVID19 survey on Fluid Management

We designed an international electronic survey to better understand current practice and alignment with international guidelines in critically ill COVID-19 patients. Fluid administration and management are one of the fundamental practices of intensive care, however few colleagues consider fluids as drugs.

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Fill in #COVID19 survey on General Management

Fill in #COVID19 survey on General Management

We designed an international electronic survey to better understand current practice and alignment with international guidelines in critically ill COVID-19 patients. The impact of the present COVID-19 crisis on all levels of society is devastating. Therefore we would like to know the following: Tell us how you managed ICU patients. Tell us what you feel. Tell us what you think. Tell us what you have done

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Donate for FOAM

Donate for FOAM

We need your help to collect money to support research on IV Fluids. Save lives, donate now.

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Join #SMACC Sydney

Join #SMACC Sydney

The Social Media and Critical Care Conference continues to harness the immense energy of FOAM and SMACC in Sydney March 26-29 2019 promises to be the best one yet. IFAD is a SMACC affiliated website.

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Social media in critical care: what’s all the fuss about?

Social media in critical care: what’s all the fuss about?

This blog is the first of three from the authors examining how social media (SoMe) transgresses the usual borders and may, in the future, play an important role in learning and teaching in critical care...

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Free Open Access Medical education (FOAM): the new way to keep up-to-date

Free Open Access Medical education (FOAM): the new way to keep up-to-date

This blog is the second of three from the authors examining how social media (SoMe) transgresses the usual borders and may, in the future, play an important role in learning and teaching in critical care...

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Using social media in medicine to your advantage, with care!

Using social media in medicine to your advantage, with care!

Social media is beginning to change the way that medicine is practiced. It has the power to engage people in public health and policy discussions, and to establish professional networks...

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