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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.

Jan 18, 2018

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 144, High Altitude Medicine. The problems encountered can be mostly be prevented through slow ascent and generally treated with oxygen and descent. This summary of respiratory physiology will explain why people can find themselves quickly quite unwell at high altitudes.