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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.

Apr 30, 2018

Core Questions:

1) What are three pathophysiologic types of diarrhea? Give an example of a cause for each.

2) List 6 common causes of childhood infectious diarrhea in developed countries.

3) List 5 important differential diagnoses of diarrhea in children.

4) List 5 important differential diagnoses of vomiting...

Apr 26, 2018

Core questions:



  • List 8 causes of neonatal jaundice and indicate whether they are conjugated or unconjugated
  • List indications for work-up of a jaundiced infant
  • What are RFs for hyperbilirubinemia? (8)
  • What is the differential diagnosis for vomiting in a child?
  • Describe the typical presentation of each of...

Apr 23, 2018

This episode of CRACKCast reviews Rosen’s Chapter 170, Pediatric Cardiac Disorders. This podcast covers the common infectious complications leading to pediatric cardiac issues. Additionally, we will review Kawasaki's Disease, Acute Rheumatic Fever, HOCM, and much more. 

Episode Overview:

1. Describe procedures and...

Apr 19, 2018

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 170, Pediatric Cardiac Disorders. This podcast covers cyanotic and acyanotic cardiac defects, the presentation and management of congestive heart failure in pediatric populations, and the management of common arrhythmias in children. A second podcast will release...

Apr 16, 2018

Core questions:


  • Name 8 non-infectious causes that may present as pneumonia
  • Describe the workup for a child with suspected pneumonia?
  • What are the typical causes of bacterial pneumonia and viral pneumonia in the following age groups:
  • < 1 month
  • 1 month – 3 months
  • 3 months – 5 years
  • ≥ 5 years
  • What is...