CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, First Year Diaries
CRACKCast E200 – Fever in the Adult Patient
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.
structure controls body temperature and how does it go about
are pyrogens and how are they classified?
is the difference between fever and hyperthermia?
is the role of PGE2 in fever and what medications can you give to
combat its effects?
four factors that blunt the febrile response.
are the benefits and pitfalls of the febrile response?
five infectious and five non-infectious causes of fever. (see
Describe your approach to the febrile patient.
(see Figure 9.1/9.2)
is the most accurate temperature measurement site?
are heart rate and body temperature related?
are respiratory rate and body temperature related?
high must a fever be to necessitate rapid cooling
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.