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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 29, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 10 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. Describe the CPR technique for an infant
  2. Describe the PALS cardiac arrest, bradycardia and tachycardia algorithms
  3. Describe the PALS septic shock algorithm
  4. List the dose and primary indication for core pediatric resuscitation medications
  5. What are 8 risk factors for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)?
  6. List 8 strategies for preventing SIDS
  7. Describe the management of a SIDS death
  8. Define Apparent Life Threatening Events (ALTE) and list 10 causes

Wisecracks

  1. Epidemiology and pathophysiology of pediatric cardiac arrest
  2. What does Rosen’s say about atropine and succinylcholine use in pediatric resuscitation?
  3. What are the pertinent anatomic features of children as it relates to laryngoscopy and intubation?