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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 28, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 28 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode overview: 

1) Describe heme metabolism
2) List common pre-hepatic/hepatic/post-hepatic causes of jaundice

Wisecracks: 

1) What are clinical signs of liver disease?
2) What laboratory tests can be useful in a jaundiced patient?
3) List the triad of acute hepatic failure
4) List and describe 6 critical causes of jaundice
5) What are 3 causes of jaundice in pregnancy?