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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.

Feb 27, 2017

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...

Feb 20, 2017

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...

Feb 13, 2017

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...

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  1. List the 4 families of venomous snakes.
  2. Describe phenotypic characteristics of Pit-Vipers
  3. Describe phenotypic characteristics of coral snakes?
  4. List the...

Feb 6, 2017

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. 


  1. List 5 pathogens responsible for infection from Dog bite
  2. List 4 risk factors for overwhelming sepsis from dog bite
  3. What first line...