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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.

May 17, 2018

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 178, Co-Morbid Medical Emergencies during Pregnancy. This chapter covers many complicated issues that arise during the care of pregnant patients already suffering from concomitant medical illness, and how to manage these conditions balancing risks to both mother and fetus.


May 14, 2018

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 177, Acute Complications of Pregnancy. This chapter covers many acute issues that arise during the unique physiologic state that is pregnancy, from first trimester bleeding to diagnostic challenges and management of other conditions during pregnancy.


May 10, 2018

Core questions

  1. What are the indications for orthopedic surgery for clavicle fracture?
  2. List 5 Xray features of supracondylar fracture
  3. Describe the Gartland Classification for Extension-type supracondylar fractures
  4. List specific complications of a supracondylar fracture.
  5. Describe the sequence of ossification around the...


May 7, 2018

This episode of CRACKCast covers Chapter 174 in Rosen's 9th Edition. Today, we will go over common topics in paediatric neurology and emergency medicine that will help you on your next shift! Knowledge of neurologic disorders is essential for any practitioner of emergency medicine, so strap in for a...


May 3, 2018

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen's Chapter 173, Genitourinary and Renal Tract Disorders. Torsion, phimosis, UTIs, stones, and priapism are some of the high-yield topics covered here.

Core questions:

1. List a DDx for priapism and describe treatment.

2. Describe the management of a paraphimosis.

3. Describe the...