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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.

Mar 15, 2018

Core questions:


  • Describe the cholinergic toxidrome from organophosphates
  • Describe the clinical presentation of organophosphate toxicity.
  • How is organophosphate toxicity managed?
  • What are the complications of organophosphate toxicity?
  • What is the difference between organophosphates and carbamates?
  • What are the unique features of chlorinated hydrocarbon toxicity? What is an example of a chlorinated hydrocarbon? How are they managed?
  • How do Substituted Phenols (Dinitrophenol) cause toxicity? How are they managed?
  • How is toxicity from chlorophenoxy Compounds (Agent Orange) managed?
  • What is expected in paraquat toxicity? and how is this managed?
  • What are the toxic effects of pyrethrins and pyrethroids?




  • What is aging - in relation to organophosphate toxicity?
  • What is the maximum formulation of DEET in pediatrics? When should you not use DEET?