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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.

Apr 20, 2017

This episode covers Chapter 71 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine. For such a small organ, the eye has A LOT of things to cover. Here we finish up in everything you need to know about that juicy ball of potential badness.

  1. List 10 causes of ↓ vision post blunt eye trauma
  2. What historical features are concerning for intra-ocular foreign body?
  3. List 4 options for treatment of corneal abrasions
  4. Describe the management of traumatic hyphema
  5. What causes the finding of a ‘second pupil’ post-trauma?
  6. Describe the physical findings of globe rupture and describe management
  7. List 5 indications for ophtho consultation for eyelid lacerations
  8. Describe diagnosis and treatment for orbital floor fractures:
  9. List 2 findings on X-ray of orbital floor fracture
  10. List indications for surgical repair of orbital floor fracture
  11. Describe the clinical findings of retrobulbar hemorrhage and the steps in performing lateral canthotomy
  12. List 3 complications of ocular trauma