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.
List 5 mechanisms of heat loss and 5 physiological responses to
Describe 3 CV manifestations of hypothermia
What are the risk factors for hypothermia? List 6.
Define mild, moderate and severe hypothermia.
Describe the CNS, CVS, hematologic and GU presentations
associated with hypothermia for each stage (mild, moderate,
What are the changes made to BLS and ACLS in the setting of
What are the indications for CPR, defibrillation, and
antidysrhythmics in the hypothermic patient?
Differentiate between active and passive rewarming. What are
the two types of active rewarming?
What are five indications for active rewarming? Describe
6 techniques for active rewarming.
Active External Rewarming
Active Core Rewarming
What are examples of:
In what situations would you not initiate resuscitation of a
What is core-temperature afterdrop?
List 5 DDx for an Osborne J-wave
List 5 laboratory abnormalities expected in hypothermia
What three mechanisms cause worsening bleeding in trauma in
Describe 5 management considerations other than rewarming in
What are the prehospital management priorities for the
hypothermic patient in each of these categories: mild, moderate and
About the Podcast
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.