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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.

May 22, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 22 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode overview:

  1. Describe the Relative Afferent Pupillary Defect, how it is diagnosed, and list a
    differential diagnoses for this finding
  2. List 6 treatment options for Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma
  3. Describe 5 history or physical exam findings that...


May 15, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 21 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode overview:

  1. List the differential diagnosis (critical emergent, urgent) for Diplopia
    • Including at least 7 causes of binocular diplopia
  2. Describe the mechanisms of normal extraocular movements
  3. Describe the specific cranial nerve palsies...


May 6, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 20 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode overview:

  1. List 7 life threatening causes of headaches
  2. List 5 red flags on history for headaches
  3. When should you perform a CT before performing a LP?
  4. Describe 8 clinical findings indicative of elevated ICP

Wisecracks:

  1. Describe 5 CT findings...