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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.

Feb 22, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 8 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. Describe 6 therapeutic interventions for the post-arrest brain
  2. List 5 techniques for initiating therapeutic hypothermia
  3. List 4 mechanisms of therapeutic hypothermia in improving neurological outcome

Wisecracks:

  1. What components make up cerebral blood flow and CPP?
  2. (shownotes only) Essential Evidence: Target Temperature Management at 33 C vs 36 C after Cardiac Arrest (Nielsen et al., 2013)