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CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, CarmsCast, First Year Diaries

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.

Oct 31, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 47 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine.

1. List 6 general indicators of genitourinary trauma?

Lower urinary tract and external genitalia


  • What are the four parts of the male urethra?
  • What is the mechanism of an anterior urethral injury (at least 5 causes)? What is the mechanism of a posterior...

Oct 24, 2016

This episode covers chapter 46 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine text book.


Episode Overview:

1) What are three mechanisms of injury in blunt trauma?

2) List expected seat-belt injuries

3) What are the most common intra-abdominal injuries in children?

4) Differentiate between the use of CT scan, diagnostic peritoneal...

Oct 17, 2016

This episode covers Chapter Chapter 45 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine text book and is full of pearls for Thoracic Trauma.

Sign Post:

  1. Differentiate Chest wall injury, rib fracture, and flail chest

  2. Describe the clinical presentation and management of a sternal fracture

  3. Describe Injuries to lung parenchyma

  4. What...

Oct 10, 2016

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 044, Neck Trauma. Continuing in our trauma series, this episode tackles the challenging issue of neck trauma and injuries, and explores the anatomy and relevant considerations in the diagnosis and management of both blunt and penetrating neck injuries.

Oct 3, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 043 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine, Spinal Injuries.

Episode Overview

  • Describe the anatomical contents of the anterior and posterior spinal columns
  • List cervical spinal injuries for the following mechanisms, and indicated whether they are stable or unstable
    1. Flexion x 6
    2. Shear / AP forces x...