CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, First Year Diaries
CRACKCast E220 - Constipation
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 an approach to the history and
physical exam of the constipated patient.
ancillary testing should and should not be ordered in
Describe an approach to management of
constipation in the ED (figure 29.1) .
Describe 5 classes of laxative
the lifestyle changes that constipation patients should be
5 medications that can cause constipation.
agents can be considered in refractory opioid-induced
Describe the mechanism of action of PEG
Describe the mechanism of overflow
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.
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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.