This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 96, Anorectal Disorders. These complaints are sensitive in nature and are not easily volunteered by patients. A sensitive and thorough history is necessary to help resolve these complaints that can be devastating to quality of life.
Mixed bag of anorectal stuff - levator ani syndrome, proctalgia fugax, radiation proctitis, hidradenitis suppurativa, and more...
This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 95, Large Intestine. This chapter covers a number of pathologies affecting the large colon, including their associated risk factors & complications.
(Describe the Rome IV criteria and list 4 medications used to treat irritable bowel syndrome - show notes)
1) What is Ogilvie’s Syndrome? List 3 RFs
2) Compare AXR findings in SBO with LBO
3) What is the difference between each Cecal and Sigmoid volvulus on AXR? How is management different?
4) List 3 Perianal complications and 6 Extra-intestinal manifestations of Crohn’s disease.
5) How does adult intussusception differ from peds
This episode covers Chapter 94 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine 8th edition (look at chapter 84 for the 9th edition). Have you ever seen gastroenteritis? If you haven't, its probably because you aren't in emergency medicine yet... but once you are... you will. Listen to this post to get ready for the brown winter.
This podcast covers Chapter 93 of Rosen's 8th Edition Emergency Medicine (or Chapter 83 if you've got the new-shiny 9th edition).
All hail to the appendix. The pluto of our organs.
1) Which patient groups present atypically
2) Describe the Alvarado Score and the Ped for Appendicitis
3) What are U/S findings of appendicitis?
This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 92 for the 8th Edition (Chapter 82 9th Edition), Small Intestine. This chapter covers the various pathologies, diagnoses and treatments of the Small Intestine.
1.What is an adynamic ileus? List at least 5 causes.
2.Which patients with SBO should receive antibiotics?
3.What are the 3 arteries supplying the GI tract? Which most common culprit in acute 4.mesenteric ischemia?
This episode covers Chapter 91 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine 8th edition (or Chapter 81 of the 9th edition).
This episode covers Chapter 80 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine 9th edition. (Yes the new edition). Building on previous episodes (see fever, Jaundice and abdo pain), today we take a look at all things right upper quadrant badness.
1) List 8 ddx for hepatitis
2) Complete the following table for Hepatitis A, B & C: Transmission, Risk Factors, Carrier State, Acute Infection, Previous Infection, Chronic Infection, Prev Vaccine, Transmission Risk, Vaccine.
(show notes: What is hepatitis E? Where is it commonly found (geographically)? What is the significance of hepatitis D?)
3) Describe the post-exposure prophylaxis for exposure to HepA, HepB, HepC
4) Compare the expected lab work in acute viral hepatitis vs EtOH hepatitis
5) What liver diseases are associated with alcohol abuse? What non-hepatic conditions are associated with alcohol abuse? Describe the management of EtOH hepatitis
6) List 6 stigmata of chronic liver dz and list 3 complications
7) How is are chronic cirrhosis and ascites managed in the ER?
8) Describe a grading scale for hepatic encephalopathy and list 5 management considerations
9) Describe the ER diagnosis and management of SBP.
10) List 3 types of drug-induced liver disease.
11) What are two types of hepatic abscesses? How are they diagnosed and treated?
12) What is budd-chiari syndrome? How is it managed?
13) What is primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC)? What is primary biliary cirrhosis? What is PSC associated with?
14) List 6 RFs for Cholelithiasis
15) Describe the clinical presentation of cholecystitis. List Lab, Xray (3) and US (4) findings
16) List 4 patients that get acalculous cholecystitis
17) List 4 considerations in the management of acute cholecystitis. When is surgery performed early?
18) What is the classic presentation of ascending cholangitis? What two clinical eponyms are described? How is ascending cholangitis managed?
1.. Which conditions are associated with transaminases in the 10000s?
This episode covers Chapter 89 of Rosen’s Emergency 8th edition (or chapter 79 of 9th edition). Great review of some old concepts already presented, add a few spritzers of new stuff.