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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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