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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.

Dec 28, 2017

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen's Chapter 131, Frostbite. You will be a pro at managing the spectrum of cold injury that can present to the ED!


Dec 25, 2017

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 138, Sepsis Syndromes. Sepsis is a topic that has undergone a lot of change in the last 15 years since the Rivers paper was published. This episode covers the original definitions of SIRS and sepsis, while also covering more recent evidence & the newest...


Dec 21, 2017

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 129, Skin Infections. These are common and rarely life threatening, but careful consideration should be given for those who may benefit from admission over outpatient treatment. This is a big episode covering the bugs, presentations, and useful tips when treating these...


Dec 18, 2017

Episode Overview:

  1. List 6 risk factors for bone and joint infections
  2. Describe the classification of osteomyelitis (based on pathophysiology)
  3. List the 3 most common bacteria causing osteomyelitis/septic arthritis for each age group: neonate, child, adult; and the following circumstances:
    • Sexually active...


Dec 14, 2017

Episode 135 of CRACKCast covers Rosen's 9th edition, Chapter 127, tuberculosis. TB, or not TB, that is the question. This episode will elucidate the early recognition, risk factors, therapy and precautions regarding this worldwide killer.