Episode 34 – Vaginal Bleeding


Episode Overview:
1)  Indicate 12 causes of vaginal bleeding, indicating at which age group each is most common
2)  List 6 causes of bleeding in early pregnancy
3)  Describe the management of severe third trimester bleeding and postpartum hemorrhage

Wisecracks:
1) List options for managing vaginal bleeding in the non-pregnant patient
2)When would you avoid estrogen products in non-pregnant women with vaginal bleeding ?

 

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Episode 33 – Acute Pelvic Pain in Woman


Episode overview:

1)  List 8 diagnoses of pelvic pain in women that are of reproductive tract origin

2)  List 3 causes of pelvic pain in the pregnant patient who is:
Fewer than 20 weeks pregnant or Greater than 20 weeks pregnant

WiseCracks:

1)  List 6 life threatening causes of acute pelvic pain in women

2)  Outline a systematic approach to acute pelvic pain in women

3)  List 6 risk factors for ectopic pregnancy

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Episode 31 – Diarrhea


Episode Overview:

1)  Define Acute, Persistent, Chronic Diarrhea
2)  Describe the 4 mechanisms of diarrhea
3)  List 15 historical factors that increase the risk of probability of non-benign diarrhea
4)  What are the indications for empiric antibiotic treatment?
5)  List 6 organisms that cause bloody diarrhea

WiseCracks

1)  When is Loperamide indicated?
2)  When should you use stool cultures / O&P
3)  Best way to give children pedialyte?

Shownotes

Episode 30 – GI Bleeding


CrackCast Episode 30 – GI Bleeding Episode overview:

1) List 5 causes of UGIB in adults and pediatrics
2) List 5 causes of LGIB in adults and pediatrics
3) Describe your management approach for severe UGIB
4) List 6 low-risk criteria D/C of GIB
5) List components of the Rockall and Glasgow-Blatchford score

Wisecracks:

1) Describe the insertion of a Blakemore tube

2) List 6 causes of false positive stool guaic

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Episode 29 – Nausea & Vomiting


Episode Overview:

  1. Describe the mechanism of development of a Hypochloremic Metabolic Alkalosis in vomiting
  2. List commonly used anti-emetics including their dose and their receptor site of action.
  3. List causes of vomiting specific to age groups: infant, newborn, child, and teen.

Wisecracks: 

  1. What are the three main areas providing afferent inputs to the vomiting centre?
  2. Name 6 critical causes and 6 complications of vomiting

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Episode 28 – Jaundice


CrackCast Episode 28 – Jaundice

Episode overview: 

1) Describe heme metabolism

2) List common pre-hepatic/hepatic/post-hepatic causes of jaundice

Wisecracks: 

1) What are clinical signs of liver disease?

2) What laboratory tests can be useful in a jaundiced patient?

3) List the triad of acute hepatic failure

4) List and describe 6 critical causes of jaundice

5) What are 3 causes of jaundice in pregnancy?

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