CRACKCast & Physicians as Humans on CanadiEM

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. 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. 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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 24m. Bisher sind 267 Folge(n) erschienen.

ClerkCast Ep04 - Adult Fever

Today we are sitting down with Dr Alim Pardhan. Dr Pardhan is the FRCP EM program director at McMaster University, Hamilton General Hospital ED side lead, and a passionate medical educator. Your key takeaways from this episode are: Understanding...



episode 213: CRACKCast E213 - Dyspnea

Core Questions Define the following terms: Dyspnea Tachypnea Hyperpnea Hyperventilation Dyspnea on exertion Orthopnea Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea What anatomical structures are responsible for controlling respiratory effort? Outline an approach...



episode 212: CRACKCast E212 - Hemoptysis

Core Questions:    Define “massive hemoptysis”. Which vessels, when injured, are typically associated with small and massive hemoptysis, and how do the vessel characteristics influence the degree of bleeding? Outline an approach to the...


 2020-04-06  34m

ClerkCast E03 - Abdominal Pain

We are finally back with episode 3 of ClerkCast! Today we will be talking about ABDOMINAL PAIN with McMaster FRCP EM resident Dr Rakesh Gupta Key takeaways from this episode include: 1. Thinking outside the GI tract for patients with abdominal pain 2....


 2020-03-30  43m

episode 211: CRACKCast E211 – Sore Throat

Core Questions:    What are the three anatomically-distinct zones of the pharynx, and what structures outline their borders? Ultrasound of the Neck Lateral neck radiograph Nasopharyngoscopy CT Soft Tissues Neck Describe the utility of...


 2020-03-03  31m

episode 210: CRACKCast E210 - Red and Painful Eye

Core Questions:    Detail the pertinent points to review when taking the history of a patient presenting with a red and painful eye - Box 19.2 Outline an approach to the ocular physical examination - Box 19.3 Outline the components of the...


 2020-02-05  1h15m

episode 209: CRACKCast E209 – Diplopia

Core Questions:    What is diplopia and how is it classified? What four questions help clinicians delineate the potential cause of a patient’s diplopia? What are the cardinal directions of gaze and how are they tested? Outline the...


 2020-01-07  50m

ClerkCast E02 - Chest Pain

Welcome to ClerkCast! A podcast for medical students by medical students, focusing on cognitive approaches to common EM presentations. This episode covers how to approach patients with chest pain in the Emergency Department as a medical student with...


 2019-12-16  45m

episode 208: CRACKCast E208 – Headache

Core Questions:    List three primary headache disorders Describe the pathophysiology of migraines and name three Emergency Department treatments for same List five critical and five emergent causes of headache (Table 17.1) Outline your...


 2019-12-02  55m

ClerkCast - Ep00 - What Is ClerkCast!

An intro to the latest CanadiEM podcast, ClerkCast!   Hosted by two McMaster medical students, Lauren Beals and Ben Forestell, ClerkCast is your one stop shop for approaches to common EM presentations... enjoy!


 2019-11-29  6m