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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: March, 2016
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 the oxygen-hemoglobin dissociation curve
  2. What is the hyperoxia test?
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 respiratory failure in a patient with neuromuscular weakness?

Wisecracks

  1. List seven non-emergent causes of peripheral neuropathy
  2. What are some causes of non-neuromuscular weakness?
  3. Clinical pearls for the weak patient
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 differential?
  4. List 15 causes of non-infectious hyperthermia

Wisecracks

  1. Description of fever vs. hyperthermia
    • Approach to a patient with an elevated temperature
  2. Points on fever in the elderly, chronically ill, or immunosuppressed
  3. What is the most accurate way of measuring core body temperature?

 

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 oxygen be used in the neonatal resuscitation period?
  6. What is the indication for CPR in a neonate?
  7. Describe how to perform CPR on a neonate
  8. What are the indications for intubation of a neonate?
  9. List 4 reasons not to resuscitate a newborn

Wisecracks

  1. What are some special considerations for resuscitating a preterm infant?
  2. Describe the Neonatal Resuscitation algorithm
  3. A quick review of specific neonatal disorders:
    • Diaphragmatic hernia
    • Meningomyelocele
    • Omphalocele
    • Choanal atresia
    • Pierre-Robin sequence
  4. Neonatal Resuscitation Case (shownotes only)
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