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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 1, 2022

This updated episode of CRACKCast reviews Chapter 40 - Genitourinary System in Rosen's 9th Edition.

Aug 7, 2021

Core Questions


  1. Outline the anatomic borders of the anterior and posterior triangles of the neck.
  2. Detail the borders and associated contents of the three zones of the neck.(Box 37.1)
  3. List 5 hard and 5 soft signs of penetrating neck trauma (Box 37.2)
  4. List 5 hard and 5 soft signs of vascular injury 
  5. Outline an approach...

Jun 10, 2021

Core Questions


  1. Detail the nerve supply of the face.
  2. What bones form the borders of the orbit?
  3. Outline the LeFort fracture classification system.
  4. What is the tongue blade test and how is it performed?
  5. Outline the Ellis System for dental fracture classification.
  6. Outline an approach to the management...

May 3, 2021

Core Questions


  1. Define mild, moderate, and severe TBI (including Box 34.1). 
  2. Explain the concepts of cerebral autoregulation and CPP. Why is this clinically relevant? 
    • Primary and secondary brain injury. 
    • direct and indirect brain injury. 
  3. Differentiate between: 
  4. Describe the 4 herniation syndromes 
  5. List the...

Apr 7, 2021

Core Questions

  1. What are the injuries for the following blunt trauma mechanisms:
    1. Head-on collision
    2. Rear end collision
    3. Lateral (T-bone) collision
    4. Rollover
    5. Ejected from vehicle
    6. Windshield damage
    7. Steering wheel damage
    8. Dashboard involvement or damage
    9. Restraint or seat belt use
    10. Air bag deployment
    11. Low-speed pedestrian...