CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, First Year Diaries
CRACKCast E199 – Adult Resuscitation
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.
Describe your history and physical exam in the
patient being actively resuscitated.
Discuss the process of deterioration to cardiac
arrest with respiratory failure and cardiac
6 aspects of optimal CPR.
medications have been shown to improve outcomes in cardiac
8 differential diagnoses for PEA arrest (See Table 8.4)
is electromechanical dissociation (EMD) and how does it differ from
pseudo electromechanical dissociation (pseudo EMD)?
is echo-guided life support (EGLS) and how is it used?
Carotid or femoral pulse
Arterial relaxation (diastolic)
are your targets during CPR for the following metrics? (See Table
is cough CPR and when should it be used?
is the only antidysrhythmic shown to improve rates of VF conversion
to a perfusing rhythm?
is the minimum coronary perfusion pressure (CPP) is needed to
achieve return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC)?
is the triad of cardiac arrest?
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.