Episode 35 | ACS – Dr Jesse McLaren

Episode 35 | ACS – Dr Jesse McLaren

On this month’s episode, we discuss acute coronary syndrome (ACS) with Dr. Jesse McLaren We define ACS, we cover pathophysiology, and some common causes. Importantly we discuss the assessment of this patient population – paying attending to both objective...
Episode 34 | Anaphylaxis – Dr Hendin & Dr Lanoue

Episode 34 | Anaphylaxis – Dr Hendin & Dr Lanoue

On today’s episode, we chat with Drs. Ariel Hendin & Derek Lanoue about all things anaphylaxis, an acute, life-threatening systemic allergic reaction that may have a wide range of clinical manifestations. During our conversation, we discuss diagnostic...
Episode 33 | Dive Into Drowning – Dr James Gilbertson

Episode 33 | Dive Into Drowning – Dr James Gilbertson

On this episode, we’re joined by Dr. James Gilbertson with the Ottawa Hospital, and Cst. Caroline Gallant with The Ottawa Police Marine, Dive and Trails (MDT) Unit. We take a dive into drowning and cover: What drowning is The scale of the problem Drowning...
Episode 31 | No Statistical Difference – Dr Ken Milne

Episode 31 | No Statistical Difference – Dr Ken Milne

On today’s episode of Critical Levels, we chat with Dr. Ken Milne of the Skeptics’ Guide to Emergency Medicine (https://thesgem.com; @thesgem).  We start with a high-level discussion and literature and evidence, and then apply these concepts to ‘lyse’ and ‘bust’ some...