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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.

May 29, 2018

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen's chapter 183, approach to the geriatric patient. Our geriatric patients can often mask serious diagnoses with vague presentations and multiple co-morbidities.


Apr 19, 2018

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 170, Pediatric Cardiac Disorders. This podcast covers cyanotic and acyanotic cardiac defects, the presentation and management of congestive heart failure in pediatric populations, and the management of common arrhythmias in children. A second podcast will release...


Jan 18, 2018

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 144, High Altitude Medicine. The problems encountered can be mostly be prevented through slow ascent and generally treated with oxygen and descent. This summary of respiratory physiology will explain why people can find themselves quickly quite unwell at high altitudes.


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 9, 2017

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Ch 106, Arthritis. When a patient rolls in with an active joint, we need to know how to rule out those can't-miss diagnoses.