This episode covers Chapter 72 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine. All those pearls you need for ears, masses, nose bleeds and weird stones in weird places.
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.
This episode covers Chapter 70 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine.
This episode covers Chapter 69 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine.
1. List six types of elder abuse?
2. List ten risk factors for elder abuse?
3. List ten questions to screen for elder abuse?
4. What are some indicators on the medical history and physical exam that may suggest ongoing elder abuse?
5. Discuss ethical and legal implications of elder abuse. Who needs to be reported?
This episode covers Chapter 67 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine. Its a heavy topic, but important to get right.
Thank-you to Dr. Sampsel for her assistance with this episode!
This episode covers Chapter 65 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine. Its a big intro into the next few chapters covering forensic medicine in the emergency department. Tighten up those boot straps, this stuff is heavy!
This episode covers Chapter 64 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine. Worried about what to do with those patient's coming in with their skin melting off from a chemical exposure? We've got you covered.
1) Describe the difference between Alkali and Acid injuries
2) Describe a HAZMAT response on scene
3) Describe the decontamination of an individual
4) List PPE for first responders or caregivers
-Name two acids that cause damage through liquefactive necrosis
-List Chemical Agents used in Warfare / Terrorism
-What chemicals should you NOT irrigate with water?
This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 63, Thermal Burns. These patients are often the sickest in the department and many are on their way to the ICU. There are life-saving interventions that are begun in the emergency department with significant impacts on morbidity and mortality, and many are discussed in this episode.
This episode covers Chapter 62 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine. Does leaving the comfort of your warm, safe bed scare you? After this chapter, it might...
This episode covers Chapter 61 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine. Know anything about mammalian bites...? Yeah, neither did we until we read this chapter. Lots of juicy clinical pearls.
This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 60, Foreign Bodies. This episode covers an approach to foreign bodies, including location specific tips, complications and safe removal in the ED.
In the third episode of the Physicians as Humans project, I corresponded with a Canadian emergency physician who sent me her personal account of depression. The result is this beautiful, thoughtful story that she has graciously allowed me to read for the podcast.
This is an ongoing project, so if you or anyone you know have a story about managing personal struggles while in medicine, please contact email@example.com.
Music for Episode 02 (All songs have been modified for the project)
This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 59, Wound Management Principles. This episode covers the nitty-gritty details of wound management and what you need to know to get that perfect wound closure!
1) List risk factors for wound infection
2) List the 5 stages of wound healing
3) List toxic doses of local anesthetics
4) 3 types of wound closure?
5) List advantages of and contraindications of tissue adhesives
6) List indications for tetanus immune prophylaxis
7) List 5 specific wound care instructions
8) List 7 situations where antibiotic prophylaxis is indicated in wound management
Evidence guided tips for scar healing?
How to decrease pain of anaesthetic injection?
Where can I find a concise guide to Suture material use?
This episode covers Chapter 58 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine: Orthopaedic Ankle and Foot injuries. Its a gooder for sure.
This episode covers Chapter 57 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine.
1) List contents of popliteal fossa
2) Describe Ottawa knee Rule
3) Describe Schatzker classification for tibial plateaus fractures
4) Describe the Insall-Salvati ratio
5) Describe the management of a knee dislocation
6) Describe the management and classification of patellar fracture and dislocation
7) List 6 overuse syndromes
8) Describe the sensory and motor function of nerves of the lower extremity
9) Describe the 4 compartments of the lower leg and their contents
10) Describe the management of Tibial tubercle fractures and Osgood-Schlatter Disease
11) List 4 complications of tibial shaft fractures
12) Describe the management of proximal fibula fractures
This episode covers Chapter 56 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine.
1) List 3 compartments of leg and contents
2) List 8 causes of AVN (traumatic and atraumatic)
3) List 5 most common primary cancers metastatic to bone
4) List 15 causes of hip pain without an obvious hip fracture
5) List 3 techniques for reduction of the hip
6) Describe 4 types of hip dislocation.
This episode covers Chapter 55 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine.
1) Describe common pelvic fractures and their classification
2) List 3 categories of complications of pelvic fractures
3) Describe the approach and management of hemodynamically unstable pelvic fracture.
4) List 5 radiographic cues to posterior arch fractures
5) What is the management of penetrating pelvic trauma
1) How are open pelvic fractures diagnosed and managed?
2) What is the classification of acetabular fractures?
3) How are coccygeal fractures managed?
This episode covers Chapter 54 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine.
1) Describe the myotomes and dermatomes L3-S1
2) List 4 Red Flag Diagnoses with associated RFs, Hx, PEX findings
3) Describe SLR, crossed-SLR, flip-test, reverse SLR and their implications
4) List 5 indications for Xray in low back pain
5) Discuss the discrimination of functional from organic back pain
6) Describe the management of:
b. Cauda Equina Syndrome
c. Spinal Infection
d. Vertebral Malignancy
e. Simple Radiculopathy
7) List 8 DDx for Thoracic back pain
Backpain treatment cocktails?
When to order the CT scan?
How to estimate the amount of post-void residual volume with ultrasound?
This episode covers Chapter 52 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.
This episode covers Chapter 51 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine.
1) Describe normal radiographic relationships:
2) Describe xray findings and management of
4) Describe DISI and VISI
5) Describe xray findings and management of
7) List 8 RFs for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome + Describe 2 tests for CTS
8) Describe the Monteggia and Galeazzi’s fracture patterns