CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, First Year Diaries
CRACKCast E172 – Gastrointestinal Disorders
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.
List 8 causes of neonatal jaundice and indicate whether
they are conjugated or unconjugated
List indications for work-up of a jaundiced infant
What are RFs for hyperbilirubinemia? (8)
What is the differential diagnosis for vomiting in a
Describe the typical presentation of each of the
Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
Malrotation with midgut volvulus
List Xray findings for each of the following:
Malrotation with midgut volvulus (2)
Hirschsprung's Disease (2)
Describe the conservative management of a patient with
What is the preferred diagnostic test for diagnosis for
List causes of lead points in pts with intussusception.
Describe each of the following signs on physical exam:
Red-currant Jelly Stools
Describe the “Rule of 2” for Meckel’s Diverticulum
What are 3 common locations of lodging in the esophagus
List 3 indications for FB removal from stomach. Describe
the management of button battery FBs
What is HSP? How does it typically present?
List three complications of HSP.
Why is appendicitis different in very young children?
List 10 causes of pancreatitis in children
List 10 causes of biliary tract disease in children
List conditions associated with the development of gallstones
What are the risk factors for necrotizing
Describe the proposed pathophysiology of necrotizing
List five pathologic causes of constipation in a child.
What is the most concerning complication of hirschsprung’s
disease? How does it occur?
What is gallbladder hydrops? What conditions is it associated
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.