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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.

Apr 29, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 19 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode overview:

  1. Compare characteristics of peripheral and central vertigo
  2. What are risk factors for central causes of vertigo?
  3. List 4 vestibulotoxic drugs.
  4. Describe the Hallpike Maneuver and the Epley Maneuver
  5. List 5 causes of Peripheral Vertigo and...


Apr 25, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 18 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. Define status epilepticus
  2. List the doses of common medications used for status epilepticus
  3. List 10 differential diagnoses for seizures
  4. List 10 indications for head CT in new-onset seizure

Wisecracks:

  1. How long does a driver in British...


Apr 12, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 17 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. List the Major Categories for the differential diagnosis of Confusion
  2. Differentiate between organic and functional confusion.
  3. List the Critical and Emergent causes of Confusion

Wise Cracks:

  1. Describe a quick assessment tool for screening...


Apr 12, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 16 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. List a broad differential diagnosis for coma
  2. List GCS / Pediatric GCS
  3. Describe the oculocephalic and oculovestibular reflex

Wise Cracks:

  1. List the common age-related causes of altered mental status
  2. What is the initial investigation...


Apr 1, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 15 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. What are 12 critical causes of syncope?
  2. List common medications that can cause syncope
  3. Describe the San Francisco Syncope Rule
  4. What are red flags that require admission in syncope?