CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, First Year Diaries
CRACKCast E207 – Dizziness and Vertigo
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 dizziness and what pathologies can cause it?
Define vertigo and acute vestibular
three systems are involved in the maintenance of equilibrium and
how many of these systems must be affected to cause
the neuronal impulse from the vestibular apparatus to the muscle
five peripheral causes of vertigo (see Table 16.2)
five central causes of vertigo (see Table 16.2)
Differentiate between central and peripheral
vertigo based on history and clinical exam findings
Describe the Dix Hallpike Test
Outline your approach to the HINTS
is the Epley maneuver and what pathology does it treat?
Describe the Barbecue Roll Test and what
pathology does it treat?
Outline your approach to managing the
diagnoses cause both vertigo and hearing loss?
features of nystagmus suggest a central pathology?
is truncal ataxia and what typically causes it?
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.