CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, CarmsCast, First Year Diaries
CRACKCast E228 - Neck Trauma
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.
Outline the anatomic borders of the anterior
and posterior triangles of the neck.
Detail the borders and associated contents of
the three zones of the neck.(Box 37.1)
List 5 hard and 5 soft signs of
penetratingnecktrauma (Box 37.2)
List 5 hard and 5 soft signs ofvascularinjury
Outline an approach to the management of a
patient with a hemorrhaging penetrating neck wound.
Describe the management of a patient with a
suspected venous air embolism.
Outline the steps in performing an awake
Outline the indications for imaging to screen
for blunt cerebrovascular injury.(Table 37.2)
Detail the appropriate imaging studies to order
in the patient at risk for or with suspected blunt cerebrovascular
What structure, if violated, should make you
suspect injury to the deep tissues of the neck?
What study or studies is/are indicated to
evaluate a patient for suspected esophageal injury.
List 4 mechanisms of morbidity and mortality
that occur as the result of vascular injury in the
What is the most common mechanism of injury
causing blunt cerebrovascular injury?
List 3 mechanisms that cause pulmonary edema in
a patient post-hanging.
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.