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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.

Dec 18, 2020

In this week’s episode, we are covering how to get to know more about programs and give you some quick pointers on how to create your personal letters! Here to help us tackle this topic is our guest: Dr. Pardhan!

Dr. Kaif Pardhan is an emergency medicine physician and Deputy Chief of the ED at Sunnybrook Health...

Dec 14, 2020

In this episode of Clerkcast Lauren and Ben are teaming up with Dr. Kaif Pardhan to cover an approach to pediatric fever. 

Dec 10, 2020

This episode is the first of the Physician Passion Projects series, a podcast focused on highlighting Canadian EM physicians' work outside of clinical medicine. 

Dec 7, 2020

Core Questions

  1. List risk factors for constipation .
  2. List 10 causes of constipation (Box 29.1).
  3. Describe an approach to the history and physical exam of the constipated patient. 
  4. What ancillary testing should and should not be ordered in constipation? 
  5. Describe an approach to management of constipation in the ED (figure...

Nov 3, 2020

Core Questions

  1. Define diarrhea.
  2. Outline the pathophysiologic processes that result in diarrhea.
  3. List 10 infectious causes of diarrhea. - Box 28.1
  4. List 10 non-infectious causes of diarrhea. - Box 28.2
  5. Outline 5 important aspects of a patient’s history to elucidate in cases of diarrhea.
  6. Detail an approach to laboratory...