Free Open Access Medical education (FOAM) for the emergency physician - Nickson - 2014 - Emergency Medicine Australasia - Wiley Online Library
Use the link to access the full text article from the journal Emergency Medicine Australasia available from Wiley Online. The introduction reads as follows: "FOAM is ‘free open-access med(ical ed)ucation’.[2, 3] As such, FOAM is a dynamic collection of resources and tools for lifelong learning in medicine, as well as a community and an ethos. FOAM is continually evolving and growing rapidly, and from anarchic beginnings is increasingly attracting interest from practicing clinicians, trainees, educators, researchers and publishers alike. This article defines FOAM, details its development and considers its role, particularly in relationship to scientific journals, textbooks and medical education as a whole ..."