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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.

Jun 1, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 23 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode overview:

  1. List 8 Emergent Diagnoses for the chief complaint of sore throat
  2. List the most common viral, bacterial, and non-infectious causes of sore throat
    • List at least 8
  3. Describe the modified Centor Criteria and their use


  1. Describe the pros and cons of antibiotics for suspected or confirmed acute GAS pharyngitis (see Rosen’s page 202)
  2. Other than Group B Strep, name 6 agents causing exudative pharyngitis