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Just in time for the new interns, we review our favorite resources to use on shift.

Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAM) exists in forms that are suitable for self-study or function as resources and those that are easy to use resources to consult on shift, Just In Time (JIT) Resources.

Our Favorite Free JIT Resources

ResourceWhat It IsOther
fri-post_aliem-logoSuccinct synopsis of presentation, workup, and treatment of a cornucopia of conditions seen in EM.Available on AgileMD application for smart phones.
556e4d7ce3105bb0e4d12e92811346cfA free app for smart phones that combines resources such as ALiEM PV cards, WikEM, Pediatric EM Resources, and a Toxicology Reference for off-line reference. Also, searchable.Free but requires account set-up.
Screen-Shot-2014-03-13-at-11.38.04-PMQuick outline of classic presentations, differential diagnosis, and treatment of many disease processes.Very brief, mostly outline oriented. Wiki structure, so not always clear how evidence based information is.
imgres1 minute review of commonly performed ultrasounds in the ED including technique and diagnosis.Not comprehensive - see the Emergency Ultrasound iBook or watch the full episodes of Ultrasound Podcast for detailed tutorials.
EMRA-Students-2016-PPTWell done procedural videos from a variety of resources (NEJM, Weingart, Mellick, etc)
urlExcellent, free, online calculator for everything from imaging decision aids, to HEART score, to free water deficit.Free iOS app currently available (7/1/16), may be paid at some point.