CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, First Year Diaries
CRACKCast E205 – Confusion
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.
is your differential diagnosis for the confused
Differentiate between organic and functional
causes of confusion.
is the Quick Confusion Scale (QCS) and how is it
is the Brief Confusion Assessment Method (bCAM) and how is it
is the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and how is it
ancillary tests are used when working up the confused
is the role of thiamine in the treatment of the acutely confused
simple tests can you use to assess concentration at the
treatments should be used for the patient with acute hypoglycemia
5 emergent and 5 critical diagnoses that cause
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.