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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.

Mar 14, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 12 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview:

  1. Describe the physiologic mechanism of increasing the body’s temperature
  2. What is the change in HR and RR with every increase of 1°C core body temperature?
  3. What is the emergency medicine specific approach to defining the infectious differential?
  4. List 15 causes of non-infectious hyperthermia

Wisecracks

  1. Description of fever vs. hyperthermia
    • Approach to a patient with an elevated temperature
  2. Points on fever in the elderly, chronically ill, or immunosuppressed
  3. What is the most accurate way of measuring core body temperature?