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CanFOAMed: Canadians can do FOAM too
  1. Ken Milne1,
  2. Brent Thoma2,
  3. Chris Bond3,
  4. Eve Purdy4,
  5. Stella Yiu5,
  6. Elisha Targonsky6,
  7. Teresa Chan7
  1. 1Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
  2. 2Emergency Medicine Residency Program, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  3. 3Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  4. 4Department of Undergraduate Medicine, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  5. 5Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  6. 6Department of Family and Community Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  7. 7Clinical Scholar, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, McMaster Clinic, Hamilton General Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  1. Correspondence to Dr Teresa Chan, Clinical Scholar, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Rm 254, McMaster Clinic, Hamilton General Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8L 2X2; teresa.chan{at}medportal.ca, teresamchan{at}gmail.com

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Dear Editor We read with interest the article by Grundlingh, Harris and Carley on #FOAM in the October issue of EMJ.1 The authors did a good job covering the subject and providing a list of FOAMed resources.

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