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CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, CarmsCast, First Year Diaries

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.

Apr 7, 2021

Core Questions

  1. What are the injuries for the following blunt trauma mechanisms:
    1. Head-on collision
    2. Rear end collision
    3. Lateral (T-bone) collision
    4. Rollover
    5. Ejected from vehicle
    6. Windshield damage
    7. Steering wheel damage
    8. Dashboard involvement or damage
    9. Restraint or seat belt use
    10. Air bag deployment
    11. Low-speed pedestrian...


Mar 1, 2021

Core Questions

  1. List key historical red flags in a patient presenting with back pain. (Box 32.1) 
  2. List red flags on physical examination of a patient with back pain. (Box 32.1) 
  3. List key critical differential diagnoses for a patient presenting with acute back pain (Box 32.2)
  4. Describe an approach to the rapid assessment...


Feb 2, 2021

Core Questions

  1. Define the following terms:
    1. Menorrhagia
    2. Metrorrhagia
    3. Menometrorrhagia 
    4. Oligomenorrhea 
  2. What points on history are important to elucidate in the patient with PV bleeding?
  3. Outline an approach to the physical examination in the patient with PV bleeding.
  4. Describe an approach to ancillary testing in the...


Jan 4, 2021

Core Questions

  1. Outline the anatomic contents of the female pelvis.
  2. Describe an approach to the history in a patient with acute pelvic pain.
  3. Describe an approach to the physical examination in the patient with acute pelvic pain.
  4. List 10 differential diagnoses for the patient presenting with acute pelvic pain. (Box...


Dec 7, 2020

Core Questions

  1. List risk factors for constipation .
  2. List 10 causes of constipation (Box 29.1).
  3. Describe an approach to the history and physical exam of the constipated patient. 
  4. What ancillary testing should and should not be ordered in constipation? 
  5. Describe an approach to management of constipation in the ED (figure...