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5 Popular Medications You Won't Believe Mess With Your Brain

If you want to terrify yourself, go into your medicine cabinet and read all of the really weird side effects at the bottom of the label. Beyond the …

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28 Surprising Unseen Sides of Famous Movie Posters

Producers know that you can't see every trailer for every movie. That's why they pay a boatload to plaster their posters all over the place. But what …

Ten hyped highs, the poison squad, and Lyme disease: Weekly Web Review in Toxicology

Thefix.com interviews medical toxicologist Dr. Jeff Lapoint for a “Straight look at 10 Hyped Highs.” Topics include salvia, methoxetamine (“Mexxy”), …

Male in his 50's resuscitated from ventricular fib and comatose

After resuscitation, he had this ECG (the rhythm is interesting, too):<p>The patient was taken to the cath lab and had a distral circumflex occlusion …

Report: young man dies after overdosing on “Molly”

The Tacoma <i>News Tribune</i> reports that a 21-year-old man died this weekend after taking the drug “Molly” at a music festival in central Washington. Six …

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Expectations versus reality in science-based oncology

Well, the latest round of grant applications and pre-applications is finally over, which gave me time this weekend to peruse the stack of journals …

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Review of Z-drug toxicology

<b>The Clinical and Forensic Toxicology of Z-drugs. Gunja N. J Med Toxicol 2013 Feb 13 [Epub ahead of print]</b><p>This well done article is the most …

Seizures, hyperthermia and serotonin syndrome following use of designer drug 2C-I (“Smiles”)

2C-I<p><b>Recurrent Seizures and Serotonin Syndrome Following “2C-I” Ingestion. Bosak A et al. J Med Toxicol 2013 Feb 2 [Epub ahead of print]</b><p>This is a very …

SonoStudy: Emergency docs detect small bowel obstruction by US – as good as radiologists #FOAMed

In a recent article in the European Journal of Emergency medicine, the authors showed that emergency physicians are just as good as radiologists in …

SonoWorkshop: Pearls (and more!) from the Stanford CME Ultrasound Course #FOAMed

Once again, our Stanford Ultrasound Workshop was a huge success. Why? Our instructors were phenomenal and from different specialties! Our …

Weekly Review: toxicology on the blogosphere

<b>Cocaine Toxicity and Placental Abruption:</b> At <i>Academic Life in Emergency Medicine</i>, Nikita Joshi has posted the script for a case simulation exercise …

SonoGallery: Free downloadable 3D & 4D OBGYN ultrasound cases and images #FOAMed

I love free stuff, especially when it is for the purpose of education. PanoramaScan is a site that sells their images and courses, but also provides …

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K. Wang Video: ST Elevation in Conditions other than Acute STEMI

Watch this great presentation. (For those of you who know my posts and research, you will find some slight differences in Dr. Wang's approach.)<p>ST …

Severe Atypical Chest Pain in a Young Woman: Series of Pericarditis ECGs

This young woman presented with atypical chest pain, often severe, for 10 days. MI was ruled out and an alternative diagnosis was made by chest …

SonoStudies: Thoracic Ultrasound for Pulmonary Embolism #FOAMed

Thoracic ultrasound is one of the most highly changing and advancing applications of bedside ultrasound, and the research that has been published on …

I’ve got your missing links right here (29 June 2013)

<b>Top picks</b><p>“What would you do if you were given the opportunity to become another person—one whose life promised to be more glamorous and prosperous than your own?” – an incredible story by Evan Ratliff, who worked on it for five years. Well worth your $2.99.<p>Wow. WOW… … Holy… WOW. Watch 50 metres …

SonoCase and Discussion of Pelvic Ultrasound: 32yr G1P0 at 7wks, c/o vaginal spotting – in WestJEM #FOAMed

Drs. Abdi, Stacy, Mailhot, and Perera once again describe a case where ultrasound made the difference in clinical management of a patient. Their case …

Monty Python's John Cleese Almost Explains Our Brains

You've met them, I'm sure. People who are so learned, so scholarly, so deeply invested in what they're doing, that you can't understand a word they're saying — well, maybe you catch a familiar word or two, but the gist? No. They seem to be speaking a language near yours, like the Sims in "SimCity." …

Cotton Fever: a diagnosis of exclusion

<b>Cotton Fever: An Evanescent Process Mimicking Sepsis in an Intravenous Drug Abuser. Torka P, Gill S. J Emerg Med 2013 Mar 22 [Epub ahead of …

Calcium Channel Blockers, Beta Blockers and Undifferentiated Hypotension....OH MY!

One of the most sphincter tightening overdoses to deal with in adults and pediatrics is the CCB overdose. In this podcast I cover all the treatments …

The Life Of Steve Jobs, Rendered...

<b>The Life Of Steve Jobs, Rendered As An Old-School Mac Desktop</b><p>This interactive online memorial, rendered as a pixel-perfect simulation of the original …

Steve Jobs