CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, First Year Diaries
CRACKCast E215 - Abdominal Pain
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 risk factors for serious underlying causes of abdominal pain?
Explain key symptoms and signs to look for in
the evaluation of the patient with abdominal
diagnoses are associated with different patterns of abdominal pain?
5 critical and 5 emergent causes of abdominal pain (Table 24.1,
Explain an approach to ancillary testing in
Outline a diagnostic algorithm for patients
with abdominal pain (Fig 24.4)
Outline an empiric management algorithm for
abdominal pain. (Fig 24.5)
What are the structures
included in the foregut, midgut, and hindgut? More importantly, why
do you care?
List indications for bedside US
in the ED patient with abdominal pain (Table
Explain how referred pain works
in the setting of abdominal pain (Fig 24.2)
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.