Critical Care Links

Critical Care Reviews

Critical Care educational resource run by Rob Mac Sweeney, an intensivist in Belfast, NI. Key features include journal watch and weekly newsletter linking to open access journal articles and reviews. @CritCareReviews

EM Crit blog and podcast

Evidenced-based care from the fields of Critical Care, Resuscitation and Trauma translated for bedside use. Authored by Scott Weingart, an ED intensivist from NYC. @emcrit

INTENSIVE blog

Provided by intensivists and trainees from ‘The Alfred ICU’ in Melbourne, Australia. This blog publishes support materials and resources for The Alfred ICU medical education programme. @intensiveblog

Intensive Care Network

High quality critical care education run by a dedicated team of intensive care specialists and trainees. Excellent podcast. @I_C_N

Life in the Fast Lane (LITFL)

Dedicated to providing online education in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine. Weekly review collating all the very best in #FOAMed and #FOAMcc. Authored by a vast team of Critical Care physicians from Australia & NZ. @precordialthump

PulmCCM

Helping you stay sharp and up-to-date in pulmonary & critical care in the most efficient way.

PulmCrit

A pulmonary intensivist’s blog discussing controversies in adult critical care medicine. @PulmCrit

Resus M.E!

Keeping you up-to-date in all aspects of life-saving medicine, from acute medicine and paediatrics, to emergency and critical care medicine, and even pre-hospital care. @cliffreid

theNNT

Quick summaries of evidence-based medicine.

The Bottom Line (TBL)

A compendium of the landmark papers which are shaping the way we manage our critically ill patients. Each paper has been summarised and critiqued using a standard template and ends with a ‘bottom line’ paragraph to allow a quick reminder of the key points. Discussion and contributions from the global FOAM community ensure accurate, high quality reviews. Very useful when writing expanded case summaries. @WICSBottomLine

Mobile Apps

Links to mobile apps available on both Apple and Android phones.

  • Mersey Burns : Multi-award winning free clinical tool
  • ICU Trials : pocket reference for both the novice & seasoned critical care clinician (£3.99)
  • Journal Club : Landmark medical trials at your fingertips (£3.99)
  • RLEMH : Royal Liverpool Emergency Medicine Handbook (free)
  • Medscape : provides fast and accurate clinical answers at the point-of-care. Log-in required, register for a free account.

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Anaesthesia Links

A few resources that you may find useful during anaesthesia rotations.

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e-Learning for Healthcare

Free e-learning resource provided by Health Education England. Developed to “enhance traditional learning, support existing teaching methods and provide a valuable reference point which can be accessed anytime, anywhere.” Registration required.

Comprehensive list of programmes

Resources – Overview

Free Open Access Meducation #FOAMed & Critical Care #FOAMcc.

Welcome! Here is a list of useful resources for ICM trainees at all stages of training.

Follow our twitter feed @MerseyICM for regular updates of newly published articles and educational resources.

Please feel free to contribute to this resource with links to material you have found useful.