CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, First Year Diaries
CRACKCast E202 – Cyanosis
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.
is central cyanosis and what typically causes it?
is peripheral cyanosis and what typically causes it?
what concentration of deoxyhemoglobin does cyanosis
10 differential diagnoses for cyanosis - Box 11.2?
Describe your initial workup for the patient
with cyanosis.- Figure 11.3/11.4
is the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve and what information can be
taken from it? - Figure 11.1
four factors that shift the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve to the
left and three factors that shift it to the right.
Differentiate between ferrous and ferric
hemoglobin and describe how these forms of hemoglobin affect oxygen
is methemoglobinemia and how does it present?
are the two biochemical pathways that are used to reduce
10 causes of methemoglobinemia - See Box 11.1
is sulfhemoglobinemia and when should you suspect it?
Differentiate between primary, secondary, and
relative polycythemia and how does it cause cyanosis?
is the colour of the blood in a patient with
is clubbing and what causes it?
SpO2 is present on the monitor in the patient with a
is the hyperoxia test and how does it help you in your workup of
the cyanotic patient?
is the dose of methylene blue when prescribed to treat patients
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.