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CRACKCast & Physicians as Humans on CanadiEM

CRACKCast (Core Rosen's and Clinical Knowledge) helps residents to "Turn on their learn on" through podcasts that assist with exam prep by covering essential core content. Physicians as Humans explores the struggles that physicians face and how they have overcome them. From addictions, mental health issues, and all manner of personal crises will be discussed to help let those who are currently struggling know that they are not alone. CanadiEM aims to improve emergency care in Canada by building an online community of practice for healthcare practitioners and providing them with high quality, freely available educational resources.
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Now displaying: January, 2016
Jan 21, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 3 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. Describe the steps in the afferent pain pathway?
  2. Differentiate between acute and chronic pain?
  3. List options for pain management at various steps in pain perception?
  4. Describe the different methods of assessing pain for all ages
  5. List 4 side effects of NSAIDS, what factors increase risk of GI bleeding?
  6. What is the mechanism of action of local anesthetics? What are the two classes?
  7. What is the toxic dose of lidocaine and bupivacaine?  What are expected toxicities?   How are they treated?
  8. List 6 techniques for reducing pain of injection of local anesthetic.
  9. List one topical anesthetic for intact skin, mucous membranes, and open skin
  10. What is the dose of sucrose in a neonate for anesthesia?
Jan 15, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 2 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. What are Indications and contraindications to NIPPV?
  2. Describe your initial BePAP or CPAP settings?
  3. What are good initial vent settings?
  4. How  do you troubleshoot the crashing patient on the ventilator?
Jan 14, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 1 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. How do you make the decision to intubate a patient?
  2. What are predictors of difficult bag valve mask ventilation?
  3. What are the predictors of difficult intubation?
  4. What are the predictors of difficult LMA insertion?
  5. What are the predictors of a difficult surgical airway?
  6. Differentiate non-depolarizing vs. depolarizing paralytic agents?
  7. What are the contraindications to succinylcholine?
Jan 13, 2016

In this first and very special episode of CRACKCast we interview the legend himself, Dr. Peter Rosen.

A huge thank you Dr. Peter Rosen for making his time available for this. Portions of the interview will be showing up in later episodes.

Remember: "study from fear"

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