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CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, First Year Diaries

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.

Jan 4, 2021

Core Questions

  1. Outline the anatomic contents of the female pelvis.
  2. Describe an approach to the history in a patient with acute pelvic pain.
  3. Describe an approach to the physical examination in the patient with acute pelvic pain.
  4. List 10 differential diagnoses for the patient presenting with acute pelvic pain. (Box...


Dec 7, 2020

Core Questions

  1. List risk factors for constipation .
  2. List 10 causes of constipation (Box 29.1).
  3. Describe an approach to the history and physical exam of the constipated patient. 
  4. What ancillary testing should and should not be ordered in constipation? 
  5. Describe an approach to management of constipation in the ED (figure...


Nov 3, 2020

Core Questions

  1. Define diarrhea.
  2. Outline the pathophysiologic processes that result in diarrhea.
  3. List 10 infectious causes of diarrhea. - Box 28.1
  4. List 10 non-infectious causes of diarrhea. - Box 28.2
  5. Outline 5 important aspects of a patient’s history to elucidate in cases of diarrhea.
  6. Detail an approach to laboratory...


Oct 5, 2020

Core Questions

 

  1. Define upper gastrointestinal versus lower gastrointestinal bleeding and differentiate between the two based on anatomic location 
  2. Outline an approach to the history and physical examination for the patient with complaints consistent with GIB.- Box 27.3
  3. List 5 causes of UGI bleeding and 5 causes of LGI...


Sep 8, 2020

Core Questions

  1. Define the following terms:
    1. Nausea
    2. Retching
    3. Vomiting
  2. Outline the neural pathway regulating nausea and vomiting.
  3. List 6 potential sequelae of vomiting.
  4. Outline an approach to the history in the patient complaining of nausea and vomiting.
  5. Outline an approach to the physical exam in the nauseated and/or...