CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, First Year Diaries
CRACKCast E208 – Headache
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 pathophysiology of migraines and
name three Emergency Department treatments for same
five critical and five emergent causes of headache (Table
Outline your approach to the history for the
patient presenting with headache ( Box 17.1)
Outline your approach to the physical exam for
the patient presenting with headache (Table 17.3)
Describe your diagnostic approach to the
patient with a suspected SAH
Detail the findings on LP that would suggest
your patient has bacterial meningitis
percentage of patients presenting with headache to the ED have a
Outline the SNOOP MEETS Pregnancy
diagnostic test is best to establish the diagnosis of cerebral
venous sinus thrombosis?
Detail how to elicit Kernig’s and Brudzinski’s
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.