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CRACKCast & Physicians as Humans on CanadiEM

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. The CanadiEM Podcast brings you cutting edge clinical topics on the National Rounds Series and delves into the struggles that doctors face on the Physicians as Humans Series.

Feb 29, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 10 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. Describe the CPR technique for an infant
  2. Describe the PALS cardiac arrest, bradycardia and tachycardia algorithms
  3. Describe the PALS septic shock algorithm
  4. List the dose and primary indication for core pediatric resuscitation...


Feb 24, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 9 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine

Episode Overview:

  1. List 10 etiologies of non-traumatic cardiac arrest
  2. List the two most important determinants of good outcomes in cardiac arrest
  3. List the components of good quality CPR
  4. List 6 ways to monitor CPR
  5. What are 3 hard indicators of adequate perfusion...


Feb 22, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 8 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. Describe 6 therapeutic interventions for the post-arrest brain
  2. List 5 techniques for initiating therapeutic hypothermia
  3. List 4 mechanisms of therapeutic hypothermia in improving neurological outcome

Wisecracks:

  1. What components make up...


Feb 17, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 7 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. Describe the 3 categories of blood antigens
  2. Who is the universal donor and why?
  3. Define massive transfusion
  4. List 5 physiologic complications of massive transfusion
  5. What are the indications for the administration of: pRBCs /  FFP / Platelets**...


Feb 8, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 6 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. List, define and explain the 5 causes of shock
  2. What is the utility of lactate and base deficit in the management of shock?
  3. Define: SIRS, Sepsis, Severe Sepsis, and Septic Shock
  4. List 5 empirical criteria for the diagnosis of...