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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: July, 2016
Jul 25, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 35 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode overview:

1)  List 10 historical red flags for back pain
2)  List 6 Emergent Diagnosis for back pain

Wisecracks:

1)  Describe the most common sites of disc protrusion with their associated neurologic findings
2)  Outline your approach to acute undifferentiated back pain
3)  Describe your treatment approach for acute musculoskeletal low back pain

Jul 20, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 34 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

1) Indicate 12 causes of vaginal bleeding, indicating at which age group each is most common
2) List 6 causes of bleeding in early pregnancy
3) Describe the management of severe third trimester bleeding and postpartum hemorrhage

Wisecracks:
1) List options for managing vaginal bleeding in the non-pregnant patient
2) When would you avoid estrogen products in non-pregnant women with vaginal bleeding?

Jul 19, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 33 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode overview:

1)  List 8 diagnoses of pelvic pain in women that are of reproductive tract origin
2)  List 3 causes of pelvic pain in the pregnant patient who is: Fewer than 20 weeks pregnant or Greater than 20 weeks pregnant

WiseCracks:

1)  List 6 life threatening causes of acute pelvic pain in women
2)  Outline a systematic approach to acute pelvic pain in women
3)  List 6 risk factors for ectopic pregnancy

Jul 12, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 32 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Chapter 32 – Constipation

Episode Overview:

1) List 6 treatment options for the management of constipation

Wisecracks:

1) What are 6 broad categories for the causes of constipation?

Jul 5, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 30 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode overview:

1) List 5 causes of UGIB in adults and pediatrics
2) List 5 causes of LGIB in adults and pediatrics
3) Describe your management approach for severe UGIB
4) List 6 low-risk criteria D/C of GIB
5) List components of the Rockall and Glasgow-Blatchford score

Wisecracks:

1) Describe the insertion of a Blakemore tube
2) List 6 causes of false positive stool guaic

Jul 5, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 31 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

1)  Define Acute, Persistent, Chronic Diarrhea
2)  Describe the 4 mechanisms of diarrhea
3)  List 15 historical factors that increase the risk of probability of non-benign diarrhea
4)  What are the indications for empiric antibiotic treatment?
5)  List 6 organisms that cause bloody diarrhea

WiseCracks

1)  When is Loperamide indicated?
2)  When should you use stool cultures / O&P
3)  Best way to give children pedialyte?

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