CCFP Topic: Ischemic Disease

As a brief review, ischemic heart disease or coronary artery disease can be thought of as a spectrum that ranges from stable angina to unstable angina which may progress to myocardial infarction and sudden cardiac death. As we know, stable angina is caused by luminal narrowing of coronary arteries whereas unstable angina is caused byContinue reading “CCFP Topic: Ischemic Disease”

CCFP Topic: Exam Tips with The Review Course!

Hosts: Eleanor Crawford and Caleb Dusdal Guests: Drs Paul Dhillon and Simon MooreCCFP Exam and Medical Education Gurus and the Duo behind the Nation-Wide ‘The Review Course’. Rather than specific key topic review today, we are very pleased to be able to bring you the gurus of the CCFP Exam and medical education in general,Continue reading “CCFP Topic: Exam Tips with The Review Course!”

CCFP Topic: Heart Failure

Written By: Dr Chris Cochrane, and Dr Sarah Donnelly Reviewed By: Dr Kristin Dawson Heart failure can be confusing and nebulous, so we will do our best to break this down into the key definitions and clinical pearls you’ll need when seeing heart failure in clinic. A lot of today’s information will be coming fromContinue reading “CCFP Topic: Heart Failure”

Episode 11 : Induction of Labour

In today’s episode we will review the various agents that can be used to induce labour as well as indications and contraindications for induction. We will also review some of the more common reasons patients will undergo induction in the context of low-risk obstetrical practice, such as as post-dates, diet controlled gestational diabetes, gestational hypertensionContinue reading “Episode 11 : Induction of Labour”

CCFP Topics: Hypertension

Written By: Dr Jessica Dawson Expert Review: Dr Jennifer Ringrose, Internist in Edmonton, AB Hypertension is one of those issues that we encounter every day in family practice, whether in the office or acute settings. Roughly one in four to one in five Canadian has hypertension. It is a top modifiable risk factor for cardiovascularContinue reading “CCFP Topics: Hypertension”

Episode 10 : The Newborn Exam Part 2

Episode Written by : Kyla Freeman, Family Medicine PGY2 Episode Reviewed by : Dr. Trent Smith, Paediatrician Hosts : Kyla Freeman, Patricia Massel, Caitlin Blewett Episode art : Aikansha Chawla Today’s episode is a continuation of Episode 9, where we delve into the details of the newborn exam, reviewing both the subtle and the seriousContinue reading “Episode 10 : The Newborn Exam Part 2”

CCFP Topic: Fractures

In this episode we e touch on everyone’s favourite clinical decision tools (shout out to our nation’s capital, Ottawa), a little bit about acute and ongoing pain management, age specific considerations (thinking about those salter-harris kiddos and osteoporotic grandmas). We won’t be talking specifically about the technical skills like fracture reduction and casting techniques, sinceContinue reading “CCFP Topic: Fractures”

Episode 8 : Emergency Contraception

Episode Written By : Caitlin Blewett, MS4 Episode Reviewed By : Dr. Ashley Mucsi, OBGYN with a fellowship in Family Planning Hosts : Kyla Freeman (FM PGY2), Patricia Massel (FM PGY2), Caitlin Blewett (MS4) Art : Aikansha Chawla In today’s episode we are going to review the SOGC approved methods of emergency contraception in Canada.Continue reading “Episode 8 : Emergency Contraception”

Bonus Episode: Patient Perspectives – Disability

Written and Hosted By: Shaila Gunn MS4 – Vancouver Join Shaila Gunn in a wonderful discussion on the patient perspective of living with disability and experiences with Primary Care. A massive thank you to this episode’s guest Lynda Bennett

Episode 7 : Placental Abnormalities

Episode Written By : Patricia Massel, Rural Family Medicine PGY2 Episode Reviewed By : Charley Boyd, GP in Camrose, AB Hosts : Kyla Freeman (FM-PGY2), Patricia Massel (FM-PGY2), & Caitlin Blewett (MS4) Episode Art : Aikansha Chawla In today’s episode we explore the world of placental abnormalities. We will review placenta previa, acreta spectrum disorders,Continue reading “Episode 7 : Placental Abnormalities”

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