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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.

Mar 26, 2018

This episode of CRACKCast covers Chapter 158 in Rosen's Emergency Medicine, 9th Edition.

Core Questions:

  1. For each of the following, describe the expected toxicity:
    • Jequirity pea, rosary
    • Umbrella tree, Dieffenbachia, Dumb cane
    • Capsicum annum
    • Water Hemlock
    • Jimson Weed, Deadly Nightshade
    • Eucalyptus oil
    • Poinsettia
    • Oleander, Foxglove
    • Tobacco
    • Pokeweed
    • Rhododendron
    • Yew
    • Castor Beans
  2. List 5 mushrooms with early onset toxicity and 3 with late onset – and describe the toxicity expected.
  3. List 4 mechanism of toxicity resulting from the use of herbal medicine.
  4. List 4 plants containing cardiac glycosides.
  5. What is Buckthorn?