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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.

Nov 6, 2017

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 124, Acid Base Disorders. This chapter covers a simple approach to acid base disorders and ABG interpretation, including the differential diagnosis for the identified disorders & treatment options.


Nov 2, 2017

This 123rd episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s 9th edition, Chapter 115, Selected Oncologic Emergencies. With an ever aging population, cancer incidence continues to rise. Therapies continue to prolong life often with high risks of side effects, and emergency physicians need to be equipped to treat complications...


Oct 30, 2017

Episode Overview:

 

  1. List 10 causes of Thrombocytopenia
  2. List 6 causes of Thrombocytosis
  3. Describe the presentation and treatment of HIT, ITP and TTP
  4. Describe what causes an abnormal PT? What causes an abnormal PTT?
  5. Describe the deficiency and management of Hemophilia A, Hemophilia B, and vWD
  6. Describe the management of a...


Oct 26, 2017

This 121st episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s 9th edition, Chapter 112 and 113, Anemia, Polycythemia, and White Blood Cell Disorders. These blood disorders are numerous and this episode attempts to break their classification and approach down in a systematic manner.


Oct 23, 2017

This episode covers Chapter 110 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine (9th Ed.), Dermatologic Presentations. 

Episode Overview

  1. List five broad categories of rashes

  2. Describe the primary skin lesion types 

a. Bonus: What are the secondary skin lesions (show notes only)

  1. List systemic diseases that present with...