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CRACKCast E209 – Diplopia

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This updated episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 018, Diplopia (9th Ed.). This podcast will provide you with a simplified ED approach requiring half the thinking during the workup of double vision. Shownotes – PDF here Rosen’s in Perspective Welcome back to another episode of CRACKCast. Today, we will spare you the typical introductory case as the content presented below is pretty dense. We will be reviewing a fairly common problem in today’s …

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CanadiEM year in review and 2020 preview

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Since launching on January 1st, 2016, CanadiEM has experienced a lot of growth. In 2019 our site received >2.1 million pageviews, >300,000 podcast downloads from around the world, and was recognized of the top 10 sites tracked by the #FOAMed Social Media Index.​1,2​ While we have continued to focus on building a Canadian community of emergency physician educators, our growth has been supported by numerous additions to our team and evolutions in how …

Special HiQuiPs Post – Choosing Wisely Canada and Quality Improvement Part 2

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Welcome to our second HiQuiPs post highlighting Choosing Wisely, an international movement dedicated to reducing overuse in health care. Variation among providers and organizations in tests and procedures can help to identify areas of overuse and strategies to reduce it. In our first post we discussed sources of variation in healthcare and specifically how variation can be an indicator of unnecessary tests and/or procedures. Through the publication of specialty-specific lists of recommendations, Choosing …

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ClerkCast Episode 2: Chest Pain

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Welcome back to ClerkCast! Episode 2 – Chest Pain In Episode 2 we break down a simple differential for deadly chest pain using the PETMAC mnemonic, covering common risk factors and concerning stories for each pathology. We also discuss the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome and tips for chest pain investigations. The attending physician helping us out this week is Dr. Shawn Mondoux, an emergency physician in Hamilton, Ontario, and an associate professor …