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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.

Oct 30, 2017

Episode Overview:

 

  1. List 10 causes of Thrombocytopenia
  2. List 6 causes of Thrombocytosis
  3. Describe the presentation and treatment of HIT, ITP and TTP
  4. Describe what causes an abnormal PT? What causes an abnormal PTT?
  5. Describe the deficiency and management of Hemophilia A, Hemophilia B, and vWD
  6. Describe the management of a...


Oct 26, 2017

This 121st episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s 9th edition, Chapter 112 and 113, Anemia, Polycythemia, and White Blood Cell Disorders. These blood disorders are numerous and this episode attempts to break their classification and approach down in a systematic manner.


Oct 23, 2017

This episode covers Chapter 110 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine (9th Ed.), Dermatologic Presentations. 

Episode Overview

  1. List five broad categories of rashes

  2. Describe the primary skin lesion types 

a. Bonus: What are the secondary skin lesions (show notes only)

  1. List systemic diseases that present with...


Oct 19, 2017

Episode 119 of CRACKCast covers chapter 109 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine 9th edition.

Its hard to go a couple hours in the ED without seeing allergy or that life-threatening anaphylaxis, so you need to be tres familiar with this entity!!!


Oct 16, 2017

This episode covers Ch 108 of Rosens (9th Ed.), SLE and the Vasculitides. These conditions can lead to some pretty varied ED presentations, so we need to know when to suspect lupus or vasculitis, and how to manage it. 

Episode Overview:

  1. What the pathophysiology of lupus
  2. List diagnostic criteria for SLE
  3. List drugs that...