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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: December, 2016
Dec 26, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 55 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine.

 

1) Describe common pelvic fractures and their classification

     A)Young-Burgess classification

     B)Tile classification

     C)Denis classification

2) List 3 categories of complications of pelvic fractures

3) Describe the approach and management of hemodynamically unstable pelvic fracture.

4) List 5 radiographic cues to posterior arch fractures

5) What is the management of penetrating pelvic trauma

 

Wisecracks:

1) How are open pelvic fractures diagnosed and managed?

2) What is the classification of acetabular fractures?

3) How are coccygeal fractures managed?

Dec 19, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 54 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine. 

1) Describe the myotomes and dermatomes L3-S1

2) List 4 Red Flag Diagnoses with associated RFs, Hx, PEX findings

3) Describe SLR, crossed-SLR, flip-test, reverse SLR and their implications

4) List 5 indications for Xray in low back pain

5) Discuss the discrimination of functional from organic back pain

6) Describe the management of:

a. Fracture

b. Cauda Equina Syndrome

c. Spinal Infection

d. Vertebral Malignancy

e. Simple Radiculopathy

7) List 8 DDx for Thoracic back pain


Wisecracks:
Backpain treatment cocktails?
When to order the CT scan?
How to estimate the amount of post-void residual volume with ultrasound?

 

Dec 5, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 52 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine. 

  1. Describe an approach to the pediatric elbow
  2. Classify supracondylar fractures in children
  3. List 3 complications of supracondylar fractures
  4. Describe the management of supracondylar fractures
  5. Describe the management of humeral shaft fractures – displaced and non-displaced
  6. Describe 3 injuries common in Little-leaguer's elbow
  7. Describe the management and classification of radial head fractures
  8. Describe the expected neurovascular injuries and management of posterior elbow dislocations
  9. List the indications for x-ray in radial head subluxation
  10. Describe the management of olecranon bursitis

 

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