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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.

Aug 29, 2016


This episode covers Chapter 38 of Rosen's Emergency Medicine.

Episode Overview

  1. List 5 relevant anatomic/physiologic differences between children and adults in relation to trauma management
  2. List 8 airway differences between pediatrics and adults with their relevant implications
  3. List potential fluid therapies for hemorrhagic shock and their doses
  4. List 3 ideal IO sites in pediatrics and describe the procedure
  5. Describe the pediatric GCS
  6. List 6 indications for laparotomy
  7. List 6 signs of elevated ICP in infants and children
  8. What is an impact seizure?
  9. List the 5 layers of the scalp and describe 3 types of extra cranial bleeding in pediatrics
  10. What is the difference between a linear and a diastatic skull fracture
  11. Describe the typical presentation and etiologic cause of an epidural hematoma and a subdural hematoma
  12. Describe the management of elevated ICP
  13. List 10 anatomical differences between the pediatric and adult cervical spine
  14. How can you discern between true subluxation and pseudosubluxation at C2/C3
  15. List 2 ways to choose the size of chest tube in pediatrics
  16. What are indications for ER resuscitative thoracotomy in chest trauma?
  17. List pediatric specific cardiovascular and abdominal injury patterns