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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.

Mar 30, 2016

This episode coveers Chapter 14 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. What is the differential diagnosis for cyanosis?
  2. List the common causes for methemoglobinemia
    • 10 medications
    • 6 toxins
  3. Describe the mechanism for methemoglobin formation, treatment, and indications for methylene blue

Wisecracks

  1. Explain...


Mar 14, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 13 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. Compare upper motor neuron (UMN), lower motor neuron (LMN), and neuromuscular junction (NMJ) causes of weakness
  2. List 10 neuromuscular causes of weakness and describe their basic pathophysiologic mechanism
  3. What are warning signs of impending...


Mar 14, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 12 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. Describe the physiologic mechanism of increasing the body’s temperature
  2. What is the change in HR and RR with every increase of 1°C core body temperature?
  3. What is the emergency medicine specific approach to defining the infectious...


Mar 3, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 11 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. List the equipment needed for neonatal resuscitation
  2. List 5 questions to ask the mother during an imminent delivery
  3. Describe the components of the initial assessment of the newborn (APGAR)
  4. What is the management of meconium?
  5. When should...