CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, First Year Diaries
CRACKCast E211 – Sore Throat
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.
are the three anatomically-distinct zones of the pharynx, and what
structures outline their borders?
Ultrasound of the Neck
Lateral neck radiograph
Soft Tissues Neck
Describe the utility of the following imaging
modalities in the patient with sore throat.
Outline five viral, five bacterial, and five
other potential aetiologies of sore throat in the ED patient?
Outline the components of the Modified Centor
Score and describe its application.
Describe the diagnostic algorithm for the
patient with sore throat. (Figure 20.4)
Outline the approach to managing a patient with
sore throat in the ED. (Figure 20.4)
antibiotics can be used in the patient with suspected or
confirmed streptococcal pharyngitis? (Box 20.2)
what age groups is streptococcal pharyngitis rarely
is Waldeyer’s Tonsillar Ring?
is the “thumb sign” and what pathology does it point
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.