Today we are making a splash! We will review premature rupture of membranes, both at term (Term PROM) and premature rupture (PPROM) as well as pre-term labour. We are going to talk about when to give steroids, who you should induce, and who you should try to slow things down in. We hope you findContinue reading “Episode 14 : PROM, PPROM, & PTL”
In today’s episode we sloooow it right down and go back to basics to review “what is labour” and when is labour prolonged or arrested? We will review the stages of labour as well as how to recognize and manage prolonged or obstructed labour in the first or second stage. We will also very brieflyContinue reading “Episode 13 : Labour Dystocia”
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”
Episode Written By : Patricia Massel, Rural Family Medicine PGY2 Episode Reviewed By : Dr. Maggie Watt (GP) & Dr. Milena Semproni (ID) Hosts : Kyla Freeman, Patricia Massel, Caitlin Blewett Episode Art : Aikansha Chawla In the first of this two-part episode we will review some of the basic infectious disease screening tests inContinue reading “Infectious Disease Screening in Pregnancy: Part 1”
Hypertension, Preeclampsia, Birth Intervals after C-Section, Prior Preterm Birth, & Pre-existing Thyroid Disease Episode Written By : Kyla Freeman, Rural Family Medicine PGY2 Episode Reviewed By : Dr. Megan Cuthbertson Hosts : Kyla Freeman, Patricia Massel, Catilin Blewett Episode Art : Aikansha Chawla In this episode we hope to provide a brief overview of aContinue reading “MFM – Lite”
The goal of this episode is to review the key risk factors and management steps for postpartum hemorrhage. We will cover the basics that all maternity care providers should know as well as discuss some topics which may or may not be within the scope of a low-risk family doctor, but are helpful to knowContinue reading “Low Risk Obstetrics – Postpartum Hemorrhage”
Podcast Hosts: Dr. Kyla Freeman Dr. Patricia Massel & (soon-to-be Dr.) Caitlin Blewett With a huge Thanks to Dr. Caleb Dusdal
Chris Cochrane and Caleb Dusdal talk through the CCFP Key Topic of Crisis, written and researched by incoming Victoria BC Family Medicine Resident Braedon Paul.
Sarah Donnelly and Caleb Dusdal make sense of the vague Objectives for CCFP Key Topic Chronic Disease, talking exacerbations of CHF, COPD, Asthma, DKA, and HHS as well as treatment compliance tips and tricks.
The first of the brand new CCFP topics, covered by Caleb Dusdal and Thomsen D’hont. Join us as we cover the whole process to managing chronic pain, how to judiciously manage opioids and what to do well before even getting to that.
Written by Chris Cochrane, and reviewed by Kevin Duncan. Caleb and Chris discuss the CCFP Objectives for the Key Topic of Seizure.
Join Sarah Donnelly and Caleb Dusdal as we review the oft neglected topic of ‘Counseling’ as we push forward in covering all of the 105 CCFP Exam Key Topics.
Part two and the exciting conclusion to CCFP Key Topic Contraception. Written by Kyla Freeman and Expert Reviewed by Dr Vanessa Rogers of Crowsnest Pass.
Experience Kyla Freeman’s wonderful meander through two cases covering the first half of the CCFP objectives for Key Topic ”Contraception’
Caleb Dusdal Family Medicine Resident from the University of Calgary and Chris Cochrane Family Medicine Resident from Medicine Hat discuss the first three objectives for the CCFP Key Topic, Chest Pain
Join Caleb Dusdal and Kajsa Heyes as we discuss another of the 105 key topics of the CCFP family medicine licensing exam objectives.
CCFP Key Topic Eleven – Objectives One to Six including ADHD, CADDRA guidelines and more.
Written By: Kajsa Heyes Reviewed By: Chris Cochrane Join us as we review the SPIKES protocol for having a serious illness conversation or delivering bad news.
CCFP CFPC Key Topic Nine Anxiety. Podcast Episode Nine covering the Key Exam objectives for Canadian Family Medicine Residents.
A review of CCFP CFPC Exam Key Topic Eight – Asthma. We review the key features and objectives with the expert review of Dr Brandie Walker – Calgary Respirologist