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CRACKCast & Physicians as Humans on CanadiEM


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.

Nov 30, 2017

Core questions:

  1. What are the top 5 rabies-virus carrying animals in Canada? In the world?
  2. Describe the pathogenesis of the rabies virus disease (see fig. 123.6)
  3. List 5 stages of rabies. What are the clinical presentations of rabies?
  4. How is rabies diagnosed?
  5. What factors are involved in a rabies risk assessment. Which types of animal contact require PEP?
    1. Non-immunized
    2. Immunized
  6. Describe important aspects of rabies post-exposure immunoprophylaxis for the following exposures:


Wisecracks:

  1. List 4 reservoirs of rabies
  2. What is the dose of HRIG?