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CRACKCast & Physicians as Humans on CanadiEM

CRACKCast (Core Rosen's and Clinical Knowledge) helps residents to "Turn on their learn on" through podcasts that assist with exam prep by covering essential core content. Physicians as Humans explores the struggles that physicians face and how they have overcome them. From addictions, mental health issues, and all manner of personal crises will be discussed to help let those who are currently struggling know that they are not alone. 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.
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Feb 6, 2017

This episode covers Chapter 61 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine. Know anything about mammalian bites...? Yeah, neither did we until we read this chapter. Lots of juicy clinical pearls. 

 

  1. List 5 pathogens responsible for infection from Dog bite
  2. List 4 risk factors for overwhelming sepsis from dog bite
  3. What first line antibiotic is a good choice for cat and dog bites?
  4. What species are known to cause infection with Pasteurella multocida?
  5. What are the risk factors for infection with animal bites?
  6. Describe the treatment of Monkey Bites?
  7. When is anti-viral prophylaxis NOT indicated for a monkey bite
    1. What is the duration of therapy of antiviral prophylaxis?
  8. Describe the recommendations for wound closure and antibiotics in bite cases

 

Wisecracks:

  1. What about seal bites?
  2. What about rabies in BC?
  3. Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome & capnocytophagia-related Gangrene sepsis - what are they?
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