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”
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Episode 13 : Labour Dystocia
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”
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”
Episode 6 : Gestational Weight Gain, Diet, & Exercise Counselling in Pregnancy
Episode Written by : Kyla Freeman, Rural Family Medicine PGY2 Episode Reviewed by : Virginia Clark, FP practicing rural and urban obstetrics Hosts : Kyla Freeman (FM-PGY2), Patricia Massel (FM-PGY2), Caitlin Blewett (MS4) Episode Art : Aikansha Chawla In today’s episode we explore weight, diet, and exercise. We review the complications of BMIs outside ofContinue reading “Episode 6 : Gestational Weight Gain, Diet, & Exercise Counselling in Pregnancy”
Infectious Disease Screening in Pregnancy: Part 1
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”
CCFP Topic: Croup
Chris Cochrane and Caleb Dusdal with the kind expert review by Dr. Nabeela Waja paediatrician in Chilliwack BC discuss the CCFP exam topics on Croup, including dexamethasone, nebulized epinephrine, gauging severity, when to admit.
CCFP Topic: Chronic Disease
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.
CCFP Topic: Seizure
Written by Chris Cochrane, and reviewed by Kevin Duncan. Caleb and Chris discuss the CCFP Objectives for the Key Topic of Seizure.
CCFP Topic: Counselling
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.
CCFP Topic: Contraception Part I
Experience Kyla Freeman’s wonderful meander through two cases covering the first half of the CCFP objectives for Key Topic ”Contraception’
CCFP Topic: Chest Pain – Part I
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
CCFP Topic: Cancer
Join Caleb Dusdal and Sarah Donnelly as they discuss the seven objectives within CCFP Exam Key Topic of Cancer.
CCFP Topic: Breast Lump
Join Caleb Dusdal and Kajsa Heyes as we discuss another of the 105 key topics of the CCFP family medicine licensing exam objectives.
CCFP Topic: Bad News
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 Topic: Anxiety
CCFP CFPC Key Topic Nine Anxiety. Podcast Episode Nine covering the Key Exam objectives for Canadian Family Medicine Residents.
CCFP Topic: ACLS Part II
Part Two of the CCFP CFPC Exam 105 Key Topic for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) covering Key Objectives Four – Nine.
CCFP Topic: ACLS – Part I
CCFP exam objectives one through three for Key Topic of ACLS