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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.

Dec 19, 2016

This episode covers Chapter 54 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine. 

1) Describe the myotomes and dermatomes L3-S1

2) List 4 Red Flag Diagnoses with associated RFs, Hx, PEX findings

3) Describe SLR, crossed-SLR, flip-test, reverse SLR and their implications

4) List 5 indications for Xray in low back pain

5) Discuss the discrimination of functional from organic back pain

6) Describe the management of:

a. Fracture

b. Cauda Equina Syndrome

c. Spinal Infection

d. Vertebral Malignancy

e. Simple Radiculopathy

7) List 8 DDx for Thoracic back pain

Backpain treatment cocktails?
When to order the CT scan?
How to estimate the amount of post-void residual volume with ultrasound?