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Surgery 101

Welcome to Surgery 101, a series of podcasts produced with the help of the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. The podcasts are intended to serve as brief introductions or reviews of surgical topics for medical students. We've aimed to cover a single topic in between 10-20 minutes so that you can quickly get a good idea of the basic concepts involved. Every episode is divided into chapters and concludes with several key points to summarize the topic. We are always keen to receive your feedback on our podcasts, and we are accepting suggestions for additional topics. 'Surgery 101' was created by Dr Parveen Boora and Dr Jonathan White, and is supported by the Department of Surgery at the University of Alberta. Our 2010 series of podcasts are brought to you by the Undergrad Surgery Mobile Podcasting Studio Team which is: Jonathan and many wonderful students, with the assistance of the surgeons of Edmonton.
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Jun 15, 2015

In this episode of Muppet Surgery Dr. Scalpel and Thumbs introduce Alex to the OR team. Explaining everyone’s role as part of the team.

Jun 15, 2015

After a discouraging first day in the OR Thumbs and Dr. Scalpel help Alex feel more comfortable during his surgery clerkship.

May 25, 2015

Welcome back to the LEGO Operating Room! In this episode, Dr Balfour discusses surgery for Crohn's Disease and explains the operation of a small bowel resection.  Please let us know what you think of LEGO Surgery!

 

Please note: This video contains footage of real surgery which you may find disturbing.

 

Music: Pamgaea by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com)

May 9, 2015

Here's a BTS look at the people who make Surgery 101!

Apr 22, 2015

In this episode, General Surgeon, Dr. Raji Menon continues discussing Burnout

  • After listening to this episode, learners will be able to
  • Reasons for Burnout  
  • How to recognize burnout
  • Ways to recover from and prevent burnout
Apr 15, 2015

In this episode, General Surgeon, Dr. Raji Menon discusses Burnout.

After listening to this episode, learners will be able to:

·      Define Burnout and Stress

·      Learn the differences between burnout and stress

·      Describe consequences of burnout and who they affect

Apr 8, 2015

In this episode, medical student Cory Kwong discusses open fractures.

After listening to this episode, learners will be able to:

  • Define an open fracture
  • Describe the epidemiology, etiology, and mechanism of an open fracture
  • Describe the steps for initial management of an open fracture
  • Identify potential complications associated with an open fracture

 

Apr 1, 2015

In this episode, former medical student Stephanie Lim discusses fracture management.

After listening to this episode, learners will be able to:

  • Identify important features on history and physical exam when dealing with an acute injury
  • Discuss radiographic assessment of fractures
  • Review important terminology related to fractures
  • Discuss principles of immobilization and reduction
Mar 25, 2015

In this episode, Thoracic Surgeon Dr. Simon Turner discusses Near-Peer Shadowing.

In this episode Dr. Turner will describe:

·      Different structures of near-peer shadowing

·      Benefits for both trainees and mentors in the program

·      Hear about potential challenges

Mar 18, 2015

In this episode, neurosurgeon Dr. Cian O’Kelly discusses the surgical management of an acute ischemic stroke.

After listening to this episode, learners will be able to:

  • What an ischemic stroke is
  • What treatment options are available
  • Benefits and risks involved in surgical intervention
Mar 11, 2015

 

In this episode, neurosurgeon Dr. Andrew Nataraj discusses the approach to back pain.

After listening to this episode, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the epidemiology of back pain
  • Identify the burden of this disease on the population
  • Differentiate the more common, non-specific back pain from more sinister causes by clinical parameters and red flag observations
Mar 4, 2015

 

In this episode, neurosurgeon Dr. Andrew Nataraj discusses the approach to spinal trauma.

After listening to this episode, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss the relevance of spinal trauma
  • Describe the initial management of a patient with a suspected spinal injury
  • List the indicators for imaging and diagnosis using imaging

Identify the four most common fracture patterns    

Feb 25, 2015

In this episode, neurosurgeon Dr. Vivek Mehta discusses pediatric brain tumors. 

After listening to this episode, learners will be able to:

·      Understand the commonality of pediatric brain tumors (PBT)

·      Describe the most common symptoms seen in children suspected of having a brain tumor

·      Describe the steps in determining what to do about the tumor

·      Describe the characteristics associated with the two most common pediatric brain tumors

Feb 18, 2015

In this episode, neurosurgeon Dr. J. Max Findlay and neurosurgery chief resident Dr. Cam McDougall discuss life-threatening headaches.

After listening to this episode, learners will be able to:

  • Define the three headaches that can kill a patient
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