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October 9, 2019
In this podcast Gaurang Joshi, a first year surgical resident at the University of Illinois in Chicago Metropolitian Group Hospitals, discusses Pulmonary Embolisms and Deep Vein Thrombosis. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: ●  Understand why the detection of PE is important ●  Explain the pathophysiology of a PE ●  Describe the clinical signs and presentation of a PE ●  Recognize your Differential Diagnosis when suspecting a PE ●  Know the treatment options
October 2, 2019
This week’s episode is brought to you by medical student, Megan Spafford from the University of Saskatchewan, who will be discussing how to approach and acute abdomen. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Define the term "acute abdomen " Review the clinical presentation and diagnostic approach to patients presenting with acute abdominal pain Discuss critical aspects that may influence the management and timing of management of patients with an acute abdomen. List the differential diagnosis of acute abdominal pain Develop an appropriate plan for the management of patients with acute abdominal pain
September 26, 2019
This weeks episode is brought to us by Jeyanth Inkaran a medical student at McMaster’s medical school. Jeyanth will discuss the neurosurgical wonder of intracranial vascular malformations  Learning objectives are as follows: What are the categories of vascular malformations and how do they typically present? What are the treatment options and potential consequences? How do you choose an ideal treatment? What imaging tools are useful for diagnosis?
September 25, 2019
This is the 2nd episode in a 2-part series on dealing with trauma.  This episode is brought to you by Tiffany Paradis, a 4th year medical student at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. Today we will discuss how to manage a patient who has undergone a trauma.  In the last episode, we looked at initial assessment and resuscitation, and in this episode we'll look at the management of hemorrhage. By the end of this podcast you should be able to: Identify the two types of hemorrhage Provide three methods to control external hemorrhage Define the FAST exam, why it is performed, and the regions examined List the six locations of life threatening bleeding Define the difference between exploratory and damage control laparotomy
September 25, 2019
This is the 1st episode in a 2-part series on dealing with trauma.  This episode is brought to you by Tiffany Paradis, a 4th year medical student at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. Today we will discuss how to manage a patient who has undergone a trauma.  In this episode, we'll look at initial assessment and resuscitation, and in next week's episode we'll look at the management of hemorrhage. By the end of this podcast you should be able to: List the four main types of shock Describe how hemorrhagic shock is classified Describe the steps to the primary survey List the three main classes of intravenous fluids What is the deadly triad
August 28, 2019
Will Dr. Anderson choose the blue soup? Join the Surgery 101 team as we start our adventure examining health systems. Can you handle the truth? What is Dr. Anderson willing to risk to take a closer look at the system? Interested in what happens next? Please leave us a comment.
June 19, 2019
This is the 3rd and final episode in a 3-part series on global surgery, brought to you by Betty Yibrehu, a 3rd year medical student at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.. Today we will discuss how medical students can get involved in global surgery and some ethical considerations. By the end of this podcast you should be able to: Identify global surgery opportunities for Canadian medical students. Discuss key ethical concerns in global surgery. Discuss strategies to mitigate ethical concerns.
June 12, 2019
This episode of Surgery 101 is the 2nd in a 3-part series about global surgery, and is brought to you by Betty Yibrehu, a 3rd year medical student at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.. By the end of this podcast you should be able to: Understand what a National Surgical Obstetric and Anesthesia Plan (NSOAP) is. Describe the process of developing a NSOAP. Understand the importance of data collection in global surgery. 
 Define capacity building and its role in global surgery.
June 5, 2019
In this episode of Surgery 101 Betty Yibrehu, a 3rd year medical student at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., will discuss global surgery.  By the end of this podcast you should be able to:  Define what global surgery is. Describe the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery. Define the 2030 global surgery goals. 
May 29, 2019
In this video University of Saskatchewan medical student, Kate Elliott, discusses the complication associated with catheters and useful catheter skills.
May 22, 2019
In this video University of Saskatchewan medical student, Kate Elliott, discusses Catheterization and Catheter Care.
May 15, 2019
In this video University of Saskatchewan medical student, Kate Elliott, gives an introduction to Urinary Catheters. 
May 8, 2019
In this video University of Saskatchewan medical student, Kate Elliott, discusses urinary diversions and other bladder augmentation
May 1, 2019
In this video, with the help of Dr. Kristin Black, a resident from the University of Alberta, 4th year medical student Julia Boucher discusses an approach to shoulder dystocia. Shoulder dystocia is a complication that can occur during a vaginal delivery. It is an obstetrical emergency. Shoulder dystocia occurs when, after delivery of the fetal head, additional obstetrical maneuvers are required to deliver the fetal shoulders. It occurs in approximately 1% of births.
April 24, 2019
In this episode, with the help of Dr. Hyakutake, a gynecologist from the University of Alberta, 4th year medical student Julia Boucher discusses an overview of ovarian cancer. After listening to this episode, learners should to be able to: Understand the basic pathophysiology and types of ovarian cancer. Recognize the risk factors and clinical presentation of ovarian cancer. Understand the work-up and diagnosis of ovarian cancer.  
April 17, 2019
In this episode, with the help of Dr. Hyakutake, a gynecologist from the University of Alberta, 4th year University of Ottawa medical student Julia Boucher discusses the clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, staging and treatment of cervical cancer. After listening to this episode, learners should be able to: Recognize the common clinical presentation of cervical cancer. Understand the differential diagnosis of cervical cancer. Understand the basics of cervix cancer staging and treatment options.
April 10, 2019
In this week's episode University of Ottawa medical student, Julia Boucher, will be talking about cervical dysplasia. This is the first in a two part series on cervical cancer. She will begin by introducing the topic, why it is important, discuss the pathophysiology of cervical dysplasia. Then describe the risk factors and screening and prevention methods. After listening to this episode, learners should be able to: Recognize the risk factors for cervical dysplasia and cervical cancer. Understand the basic pathophysiology and screening tests for cervical dysplasia and cervical cancer.
April 3, 2019
Surgery 101 has been around for a decade! We reached out to our former summer students to hear about the highlights of their time here. Thank-you to everyone who has contributed to our project over the last 10 years.
March 27, 2019
This week’s episode is brought to you by medical student, Randolph Tulsie, and he will discuss Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFU). After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Define Diabetic Foot Ulcers Explain the relevant Pathophysiology Review a Clinical Picture State how it’s diagnosed and Speak on its Management
January 16, 2019
This week’s episode is from final year University of Calgary medical student, Uzair Jogiat. He will be discussing the presentation and management of portal hypertension. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: List the signs and symptoms of portal hypertension Write orders for the initial management of a patient presenting with hematemesis Order investigations for a patient presenting with portal hypertension Outline the long term management of portal hypertension
January 9, 2019
This week University of Calgary medical student, Uzair Jogiat discusses portal hypertension. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Describe the basic pathophysiology of portal hypertension. Outline the anatomy of the portal venous system. Explain the concept of porto-systemic collateralization and list six sites of collateralization. Explain why portal hypertension occurs.
January 2, 2019
This weeks’ episode is brought to you by McMaster medical student Tyler McKechnie. medical student at McMaster University. He will be discussing lower gastrointestinal bleeding. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Explain the pathophysiology of lower GI bleeds Review the importance of correctly identifying lower GI bleeds Outline clinical presentation List the differential diagnosis Describe possible investigations Review treatment options
December 19, 2018
This week’s podcast is brought to you by McMaster medical student Tyler Mckechnie. This is one of two that will discuss the topic of gastrointestinal bleeding. In this podcast, we will address upper GI bleeds, while next podcast we will address lower GI bleeds. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Describe the relevant pathophysiology Explain the importance of correctly identifying upper GI bleeds Review the clinical presentation List possible differential diagnosis Understand possible investigations and treatment options
December 12, 2018
This week we are joined by 2nd and 3rd year University of Ottawa medical students, Aneesh Karir and Minh Huynh, who will be discussing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. After this podcast, you will be able to: Describe the anatomy of the carpal tunnel Explain the pathophysiology and list common risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome Describe the typical clinical presentation of carpal tunnel syndrome Outline the diagnosis and management of the patient with carpal tunnel syndrome.
December 5, 2018
In this episode McMaster Medical student, Alick Wang, discusses intracranial or cerebral aneurysms. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Describe what they are and why they are important; Review the relevant pathophysiology; Explain how it’s diagnosed, and whether or not to treat; Go over treatment options Understand the prognosis and complications
November 28, 2018
In this podcast McGill medical student, Kevin Gorsky, will discuss the topic of Failed Intubation. After Listening to this podcast, the listener should be able to: Describe how to initially approach these emergency situations safely Be able to think through an algorithm of plans and contingencies with the goal of safely achieving an airway to provide ventilation in critical situations
November 21, 2018
In this podcast McGill medical student, Kevin Gorsky, will discuss the topic of the Difficult Airway. After Listening to this podcast, the listener should be able to: Understand when a patient is considered to have a difficult airway Describe how to initially approach these emergency situations safely
November 14, 2018
In this special episode of the Surgery 101 Jenni Marshall, program assistant in digital education, shares a preview of our new kids podcast Surgery ABCs. This podcast was started to help teach kids about the human body and different healthcare careers they may encounter. This episode is called “What happens if I break a bone?” and we will be explaining not what happens when you break a bone and the Dr. who helps fix it. You can find Surgery ABCs on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Libsyn, and our website.
November 7, 2018
In this episode Luckshi Rajendran, a visiting medical student from the University of British Columbia, will discuss Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return. By the end of the podcast you should be able to: Define total anomalous pulmonary venous return as a cause of cyanotic heart disease Understand the embryology and pathophysiology of the disease Outline the clinical presentation Describe currently available management strategies
October 31, 2018
Today's episode will be the fourth of a pediatric cardiovascular surgery podcast series overviewing cyanotic congenital heart defects, brought to you by Luckshi Rajendran, a visiting medical student from the University of British Columbia. The topic of today's podcast is tetralogy of fallot. By the end of the podcast you should be able to: Define tetralogy of fallot as a cause of cyanotic heart disease Understand the embryology and pathophysiology of the disease Outline the clinical presentation Describe currently available management strategies
October 24, 2018
Today’s episode will be the third of a pediatric cardiovascular surgery podcast series overviewing cyanotic congenital heart defects, brought to you by Luckshi Rajendran, a visiting medical student from the University of British Columbia. The topic of today’s podcast is tricuspid valve atresia. By the end of the podcast you should be able to: Define tricuspid valve atresia as a cause of cyanotic heart disease Understand the embryology and pathophysiology of the disease Outline the clinical presentation Describe currently available management strategies
October 17, 2018
Today's episode will be the second of a pediatric cardiovascular surgery podcast series overviewing cyanotic congenital heart defects, brought to you by Luckshi Rajendran, a visiting medical student from the University of British Columbia. The topic of today's podcast is transposition of the great arteries. By the end of the podcast you should be able to: define transposition of the great arteries as a cause of cyanotic heart disease Understand the embryology and pathophysiology of the disease Outline the clinical presentation Describe currently available management strategies
October 10, 2018
Today’s episode will be the first of a pediatric cardiovascular surgery podcast series overviewing cyanotic congenital heart defects, brought to you by Luckshi Rajendran, a visiting medical student from the University of British Columbia. By the end of the podcast you should be able to: Define truncus arteriosus as a cause of cyanotic heart disease Understand the embryology and pathophysiology of truncus arteriosus Outline the clinical presentation Describe currently available management strategies
October 3, 2018
In this episode Cindy Gilmore, a Physician Assistant (PA) from the General Surgery service at the Misericordia Community Hospital in Edmonton will give an overview of what Physician Assistants are and how they assist with not only the General Surgery department but various other subspecialties. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Define what a Physician Assistant (PA) is Review the roles of a PA Explain how PAs are trained and where they are employed Discuss how many PAs are in Canada Describe how PAs are regulate in Canada
September 26, 2018
This video takes you through a patient's journey in the healthcare system on their way to surgery. Including pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative care; highlighting all the people they meet on their journey.
September 19, 2018
In this episode, with the help of Dr. Jimenez, a Gynecologic Oncologist from the Juravinski Cancer Centre, 3rd year McMaster medical student Emma Herrington discusses an overview of, and approach to, endometrial cancer. After listening to this episode, learners should be able to: Have a general approach for classifying the different histopathologies of endometrial cancer Develop an overall framework of staging Relate staging to treatment options
September 12, 2018
In this episode, with the help of Dr. Jimenez, a Gynecologic Oncologist from the Juravinski Cancer Centre, 3rd year McMaster medical student Emma Herrington discusses an overview of, and approach to, endometrial cancer. After listening to this episode, learners should be able to: Recognize the common clinical presentation of endometrial cancer; Understand how to diagnose endometrial cancer;
September 5, 2018
In this podcast University of Alberta 3rd year medical student, Katie Girgulis, will discuss the topic of Scoliosis in the pediatric population. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Understand how to recognize and diagnose scoliosis in pediatric patients List categories for the etiology of scoliosis and provide some examples List key elements of a history and physical exam to identify the likely etiology of a patient’s scoliosis Understand appropriate investigations and follow-up for patients with scoliosis Recognize red flag features and know when to refer
August 29, 2018
In this episode medical student Alick Wang will discuss Spina Bifida. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Define Spina Bifida and understand it’s importance Discuss the relevant pathophysiology; Explain how it’s diagnosed, and whether or not to treat; Review treatment options Understand the prognosis and complications
August 21, 2018
A sequel to "The Prisoner of the Gallbladder", something even has returned to the abdomen! This time, it is Harry the Hernia stirring up trouble for Carmine the Small Intestine. Luckily, her older brother, Chris Pine the Large Intestine is here to help! Can Carmine and Chris work together to thwart the sly hernia, Harry?
April 18, 2018
In this episode of Surgery 101 final year McMaster medical student, Julie La, will discuss the complications associated with Bariatric Surgery. By the end of this podcast you should be able to: List some common complications of the various bariatric surgeries Discuss diagnosis and management of these complications
April 11, 2018
In this episode of Surgery 101 final year McMaster medical student, Julie La, will discuss the Flow of a Bariatric Patient. By the end of this episode you should be able to: Understand the process required to get a patient to the point of having bariatric surgery.
April 4, 2018
PDF Notes for Surgery 101 episode on Surgical Management of Obesity.
April 4, 2018
In this episode of Surgery 101 final year McMaster medical student, Julie La, will discuss surgical management of obesity. By the end of this episode, you should be able to: Describe various types of bariatric surgery including adjustable gastric band, sleeve gastrectomy, roux-en-y gastric bypass and duodenal switch.
March 28, 2018
In this episode of Surgery 101 final year McMaster medical student, Julie La, will discuss medical management of obesity. By the end of this episode, you should be able to: Describe medical management options for weight loss.
March 14, 2018
In this episode of Surgery 101 final year McMaster medical student, Julie La, will discuss obesity. By the end of this podcast you should be able to: Define what is obesity. Describe the most recent epidemiology of obesity globally and in Canada. Calculate body mass index and define the terms overweight, obesity and severe obesity. Review the pathophysiology of obesity and its comorbidities.
March 7, 2018
In this podcast Dr. Ryan Snelgrove, General at the University of Alberta discusses Stomas. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Explain the difference between a loop and an end enterostomy recognize an ileostomy and a colostomy
February 28, 2018
  In this podcast Dr. Ryan Snelgrove, a General Surgeon at the University of Alberta, discussed complication of Segmental Colectomy. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Discuss possible complications of a segmental colectomy
February 21, 2018
In this podcast Dr. Ryan Snelgrove, a General Surgeon at the University of Alberta, discusses the Digital Rectal Exam and Perianal Abscesses. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Explain why this topic is important Discuss proper technique for a digital rectal exam Review symptoms associated with a perianal abscess Understand treatment of a perianal abscess
February 14, 2018
In this podcast Dr. Leah Gramlich, a gastroenterologist from the University of Alberta, will discuss weight loss. Weight loss is a common problem seen by generalists. Patients who are overweight or obese may intentionally lose weight to improve their health. However, progressive unintentional (involuntary) weight loss often indicates a serious medical or psychiatric illness. This podcast will discuss the approach to unintentional weight loss in the adult patient. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Describe significant weight loss Discuss the impact of unintentional weight loss Discuss the etiology of unintentional weight loss Describe an approach to unexplained weight loss
February 7, 2018
In this podcast Dr. Leah Gramlich, a gastroenterologist at the University of Alberta, discusses nutrition in patients. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Describe why (mal)nutrition is important in your patients Describe dietary components, guidelines and food considerations in hospitalized patients Describe strategies to enhance food intake in hospitalized surgery patients Discuss alternatives to oral diet – rationale, routes Describe Enteral Nutrition- indications, contraindications, complications Describe Parenteral Nutrition – indications, contraindications, complications
January 31, 2018
In this podcast General Surgeon, Dr. Mike McCall, will review Jaundice. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Understand the most likely causes Explain diagnosis and management Form a differential diagnosis
January 24, 2018
In this podcast, Dr. Mike McCall, a General Surgeon at the University of Alberta will discuss Cholangitis. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Describe the presentation of Cholangitis Review treatment and management options of Cholangitis
January 16, 2018
In this podcast General Surgeon, Dr. Michael McCall, is going to discuss the Cholecystectomies. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Explain the procedure to a patient Discuss the risks and possible complications
January 10, 2018
In this podcast General Surgeon, Dr. Michael McCall, will review some common causes of RUQ pain as it relates to the biliary system. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Describe the presentation of Biliary Colic and Cholecystitis Review differential diagnosis and diagnostics Understand treatment of both Biliary Colic and Cholecystitis
December 13, 2017
This episode of Surgery 101, 4th year medical student Nikytha Antony, discusses Cesarean sections. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Recognize the indications, contraindications and complications of cesarean sections Discuss the types of incisions and procedure involved Describe post-op care
December 6, 2017
This episode of Surgery 101, 4th year medical student Nikytha Antony, discusses Endometriosis. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Describe the epidemiology and pathophysiology of endometriosis Recognize the symptoms that might be present on initial presentation Discuss the differential and diagnosis of endometriosis Discuss treatment options
November 29, 2017
In this episode of Surgery 101, 3rd year medical student, Mieke Heyns will discuss Breast reduction surgery. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Discuss the definition of hypermastia Understand the etiology of hypermastia Explain the presentation of hypermastia Describe some of the surgical techniques and management Review complications of hypermastia
November 22, 2017
In this episode Dr. Rourke, a Urologist at the University of Alberta, discusses Scrotal Swelling.   After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Construct a classification system for scrotal swelling Discuss the conditions of varicocele, hydrocele, spermatocele, and testicular cancar Describe the distinguishing features of a malignant versus a benign mass
November 15, 2017
In this podcast Dr. Keith Rourke, a Urologist at the University of Alberta, discusses Acute Testicular Pain. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Describe and define the common causes of scrotal pain and the unique clinical presentations Understand treatment options for acute orchitis, acute epididymitis, and testicular torsion Explain the pathogenesis of testicular torsion and recognize the need for urgent management of this condition List the differential diagnosis for scrotal pain  
November 8, 2017
In this episode we are joined by 4th year McGill Medical student, Jenny Moon. Jenny will be discussing the topic of surgical outcomes in the elderly population. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Know the importance of understanding aging in the surgical population Review the pathophysiology of aging Understand frailty in terms of the definition, ways to measure, relevance in clinical settings, and how to use the concept to improve surgical care in the elderly
November 1, 2017
In this episode Jennifer He, a 4th year McGill medical student, is going to talk about intestinal malrotation. This condition is very important to know about because it can present in a variety of ways, and early diagnosis of the condition can prompt early management, which has a big impact on the prognosis of the condition. The incidence of malrotation has been estimated at 1 in 6000 live births. Associated anomalies are common; the anomalies with the highest incidence include intestinal atresia, imperforate anus, cardiac anomalies and trisomy 21. After listening to this podcast, you should be able to: Understand the embryology behind malrotation Explain the clinical presentation and management Appreciate the subtleties in the clinical presentation of older patients
October 25, 2017
This video is a Parody of Amy Winehouse's song "Rehab" and uses changed lyrics to share the benefits of open education and open access. We hope you enjoy watching it! Open educational resources (OER) are freely accessible, openly licensed text, media, and other digital assets that are useful for teaching, learning, and assessing as well as for research purposes. There is no universal usage of open file formats in OER. (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)
October 18, 2017
In this episode 4th year McGill medical Student, Jennifer He, discusses Inguinal Hernias. After listening to this podcast, you should be able to: Explain the anatomy of inguinal hernias Present the clinical presentation And finally, understand the treatment for inguinal hernias
October 11, 2017
In this episode 4th year McGill medical Student, Jennifer He, discusses Umbilical and other Abdominal Wall Hernias. After listening to this podcast, you should be able to: Explain the clinical presentation and treatment for umbilical hernias Define epigastric hernias
October 4, 2017
In this episode 4th year McGill medical Student, Jennifer He, discusses Meckel’s Diverticulum. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Define Meckel's diverticulum. Describe the clinic presentation of the disease and its differential diagnoses. Explain the treatment options for the condition.
September 27, 2017
In this episode Jennifer He, a 4th year medical student from McGill University, discusses Omphalocele. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Define omphalocele. Understand its pathophysiology. Discuss the clinical presentation and the treatment for the condition.
September 20, 2017
In this episode 4th year McGill medical Student, Jennifer He, discusses Gastroschisis. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Define gastroschisis. Understand how gastroschisis presents. Explain the differential diagnosis for gastroschisis. Review treatment options for this condition.
September 13, 2017
In this episode Chong Li, MS4 from Jacob’s School of Medicine and Biomedical Science of University at Buffalo, will discuss Chronic Venous Insufficiency. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Understand why CVI is important and how to identify and distinguish from other vascular diseases Explain the pathophysiology and classification of Chronic Venous Insufficiency Describe the typical clinical presentation of CVI Recognize the differential diagnoses and know the treatment options
September 6, 2017
In this podcast Cardiac Surgeon, Dr. Steven Meyer discusses Valvular Heart Disease. After listening to this podcast you will be able to: Define Valvular Heart Disease Discuss history and physical examination Review investigations Understand when a referral is necessary
August 30, 2017
This video on Morbidity and Mortality (M&M) features a medical student learning about what M&M ACTUALLY is from Dr. McBurney. No, doctors are not like superheroes. No, M&M is not the rapper Eminem, and no it's also not the chocolate candies either. Find our headquarters at: http://surgery101.org Learning Surgery in the 21st century! Join the Surgery 101 Family: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/surgery101podcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/surgery_101 Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/user/surgery101YEG Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/surgery101 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/surgery.101/
August 23, 2017
In this podcast Dr. Steven Meyer, Cardiac Surgeon at the University of Alberta reviews how to classify Angina and Heart Failure. After listening to this podcast you will be to: Classify Heart failure Classify Angina
August 16, 2017
In this podcast Dr. Steven Meyer, Cardiac Surgery at the University of Alberta discusses Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. After listening to this podcast you will be able to: Define Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Discuss the basics of the procedure Review complications and how to break them up into early and late
August 9, 2017
Gary the Gallstone’s day starts off badly when he learns that he can’t leave the gallbladder on his own terms. What will happen when the Gallbladder, Liver and the Pancreas try to talk him out of his adventurous thoughts?
August 2, 2017
This week we are joined by Jazmin Valji, a medical student from the University of Alberta, who will be discussing Empyema. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: discuss the etiology describe the clinical presentation review the clinical presentation and physical exam comprehend diagnosis and investigations understand the initial work up and treatment options
July 26, 2017
In this episode, Dr. Bryce Laing, a Thoracic Surgeon at the University of Alberta reviews the topic of Hemothorax. After listening to this episode, learners should be able to: Define Hemothorax and discuss its physiology Identify complications associated with a Hemothorax List Differential Diagnosis Understand presentation, and what information is important when taking a history and preforming a physical exam Discuss different investigations Review Management of a Hemothorax
July 19, 2017
In this episode, Dr. Dan O’Connell, an Otolaryngologist – Head and Neck surgeon form the University of Alberta reviews the topic of Deep Neck Space Infections. After listening to this episode, learners should be able to: Understand the anatomy Discuss the physiology and pathophysiology   Identify management options Understand complications associated with deep neck space infections
July 12, 2017
In this episode, Dr. Dan O’Connell, an Otolaryngologist – Head and Neck surgeon form the University of Alberta discusses Tonsillectomies. After listening to this episode, learners should be able to:  Understand the important functions of the tonsil Discuss indications for tonsillectomy Identify post operative management options Understand complications associated with a tonsillectomy
July 6, 2017
This video on CBME features a panel discussing the new way of teaching medicine that the Royal College is introducing in Canada for residency programs. The panel features Dr. McBurney, Dr. Payne, and Dr. Styles and is facilitated by MedEd enthusiast Olivia.
July 5, 2017
In these Otalaryngology Head and Neck Surgery videos, Dr. Kal Ansari, will guide you through a complete examination of the head and neck. After watching these videos you should be able to: Explain the inspection and palpation of the head and neck Identify the steps in a nasopharyngoscopy Understand the complete ear and nose exam Discuss the oral exam Review the cranial nerve exam    
July 5, 2017
In this episode Dr. Jessica Clark, An Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery resident at the University of Alberta, will be discussing head and neck cancer. After listening to this podcast you could be able to: discuss the relevant anatomy describe the risk factors review the clinical presentations briefly discuss the initial work up and treatment options
June 28, 2017
In this podcast, Dr. Andrew Nataraj, a Neurosurgeon at the University of Alberta will describe an approach to the diagnosis and management of spinal tumors. After listening to this podcast you will be able to: Use clinical features and severity of back pain to differentiate between back pain and degenerative disease and that of a tumor. Consider investigations, including when and how each test would be considered. Discuss the indications for surgery or radiation therapy. Understand the differences between metatastic tumors and primary tumors, and why it is important to comprehend.
June 21, 2017
In today’s Podcast, Dr. Tejas Sankar, Neurosurgeon at the University of Alberta, is going to discuss one of the most important topics in neurosurgery, adult brain tumors. After listening to this podcast you will be able to: Discuss the typical signs and symptoms that we see in patients suffering from brain tumors. These are important because they are often shared in common with other neurological conditions, and recognizing them promptly can lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment. Understand how to confirm the diagnosis of a brain tumor. Talk about a general approach to classifying brain tumors. This is important in helping to sort through the very large number of different brain tumor types. Broadly discuss how adult brain tumors are treated, and what some of the expected outcomes are.
June 14, 2017
In this episode, University of Alberta Neurosurgeon, Dr. Andrew Nataraj, will review the clinical presentation and approach to management of acute disc herniations in the spine. After listening to this podcast you will be able to: Know the importance of managing an acute disc prolapse Discuss the basic approach to acute disc prolapse, including imaging and referral to surgery Explain the differential diagnosis of the abrupt onset of a Neurological Deficit Describe what Cauda equina syndrome is and how common it occurs Understand management of Cauda equina syndrome Describe differential diagnosis for acute neurological syndromes Review lateral disc herniations
June 7, 2017
In this episode, Dr. Michael Chow, a Neurosurgeon at the University of Alberta discusses severe head injuries. Head injury is an important cause of morbidity and mortality and represents roughly 9% of all trauma admissions in Canada.  Roughly 8% of all head injury admissions will go on to die.  In this podcast, After listening to this episode, learners should be able to: Review the classification of a head injury Discuss the presentation Identify causes of head injuries Understand management of head injuries
May 31, 2017
In this podcast Dr. Adil Ladak, a Plastic Surgeon at the University of Alberta, discusses Hand Injuries. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Classify hand injuries
May 24, 2017
In this episode, Dr. Paul Schembri, a plastic surgeon from the University of Alberta discussed Flexor Tenosynovitis. After listening to this episode, learners should be able to: Understand the importance of the topic Discuss the Pathophysiology Recognize the clinical presentation Identify the differential diagnosis Discuss treatment and complications
May 23, 2017
In this video Dr. James Wolfli, a plastic surgeon at the University of Alberta, demonstrates how to give a complete physical examination of the face. After watching this video you should be able to: understand how to rule our head/spinal injuries describe facial inspections comprehend facial sensation in regard to injuries test vision during a facial examination check the occlusion perform facial palpation examine the head from a different perspective
May 17, 2017
In this episode, Dr. Paul Schembri, a plastic surgeon from the University of Alberta explains Necrotizing Skin and Soft Tissue Infections. After listening to this episode, learners should be able to: Understand the importance of the topic Discuss the Pathophysiology Recognize the clinical presentation Identify the differential diagnosis Discuss treatment and management options
May 10, 2017
In this episode of Surgery 101 we are joined by Dr. James Wolfli, a Plastic Surgeon from the University of Alberta, who will be discussing Wounds and Dressings. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Discuss wound classification Review tissue and patient status Explain the decision tree including primary closure, debridement, and dressings Understand particular wound examples
May 3, 2017
In this video Dr. Aleem Lalani, an orthopedic surgeon at the University of Alberta discusses how to read an x-ray. After watching this video you should be able to: Understand how to read an x-ray
May 3, 2017
In this episode, Dr. Colleen Weeks, an Orthopedic Surgery Fellow at the University of Alberta, discusses Lower Extremity Injuries. After listening to this podcast you should be able to:  Understand the presentation and pathophysiology of these 3 common lower extremity injuries Discuss the imaging and differential diagnosis for all 3 injuries Explain treatment options for Hip Fractures, Femur Fractures, and Tibia/Fibula Fractures
April 26, 2017
In this episode, Dr. Colleen Weeks, an Orthopedic Surgery Fellow at the University of Alberta, discusses Upper Extremity Fractures. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Understand the presentation and pathophysiology of these 3 common upper extremity fractures Discuss the imaging and differential diagnosis for all 3 fractures Explain treatment options for Distal Radius Fractures, Scaphoid Fractures, and Distal Radius Fractures
April 19, 2017
In this episode, Dr. Colleen Weeks, an Orthopedic Surgery Fellow at the University of Alberta, discusses Lower Extremity Osteoarthritis. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Understand it’s importance, and prevalence Discuss the pathophysiology and typical clinical presentation Explain how to perform a complete history and physical examination List the common differential diagnosis and tests to confirm Osteoarthritis Review the treatment options and complications
April 12, 2017
In this podcast Dr. Aleem Lalani, and Orthopedic Surgeon at the university of Alberta discusses Fracture Healing. Although most fractures tend to heal uneventfully, there are complications that can occur in some patients.  Common complications of fracture healing include: Acute compartment syndrome Infection Malunion Nonunion Deep vein thrombosis Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
April 5, 2017
In this podcast Dr. Aleem Lalani, an orthopedic surgeon at the University of Alberta, discusses assessing a painful joint. After listening to this podcast you will be able to: Understand why it is important to thoroughly evaluate the acutely painful major joint Perform a complete history and physical examination of the joint Discuss investigations and which findings lead to which diagnosis
April 5, 2017
In this video Dr. Aleem Lalani, an Orthopedic surgeon at the University of Alberta, demonstrates how to give a complete physical examination of the hips. After watching this video you should be able to: Understand how to inspect the hip joints Review the palpation of the hip joints Perform the ROM and strength tests of the hips
March 29, 2017
In this podcast, Dr. Heather Cox, a Vascular Surgeon at the Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton, discusses developing an approach to the patients with chronic limb ischemia. After listening to this podcast you should be able to: Define chronic limb ischemia Understand the clinical presentations and diagnostic approaches to patients with suspected chronic limb ischemia Describe the medical and surgical management of chronic limb ischemia.
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