CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, First Year Diaries
CRACKCast E136 - Bone and Joint Infections
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.
Describe the classification of osteomyelitis (based on
List the 3 most common bacteria causing osteomyelitis/septic
arthritis for each age group: neonate, child, adult; and the
Sexually active adolescent
Sickle cell disease
Plantar puncture wound
Describe a diagnostic approach to osteomyelitis. What is the
utility of bloodwork?
List 4 early findings of osteomyelitis on Xray
List 5 complications of osteomyelitis
List 6 differential diagnoses for osteomyelitis
Describe the empiric management of suspected osteomyelitis
What is the clinical triad of septic arthritis? Describe
typical findings in joint aspiration + radiography.
List 5 complications of septic arthritis
What is the triad of disseminated Gonococcal disease?
List X-ray findings of septic arthritis in a joint with a
List 10 differential diagnoses for septic arthritis
Describe the empiric management of suspected septic
What is Kocher’s Criteria?
What is a Biofilm? What is its clinical significance?
About the Podcast
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. Our podcasts are found on this channel and include:
CRACKCast (Core Rosen's and Clinical Knowledge) helps residents to "Turn on their learn on" through podcasts that assist with exam prep by covering essential core content.
ClerkCast: A podcast focused on clinical clerks and their time in emergency medicine. It provides an overview of key topics that help you to rock your EM rotations.
First Year Diaries: A podcast focused on the first year of independent clinical practice in emergency medicine and all of its trials and tribulations.
Physicians as Humans explores the struggles that physicians face and how they have overcome them. From addictions, mental health issues, and all manner of personal crises will be discussed to help let those who are currently struggling know that they are not alone.