Sixteen candidates presented for the examination and ten passed.
Ventilation strategies for COPD: intubated patient
Ventilation strategies for COPD: futile ventilation for severe lung disease
Ventilation strategies for COPD: pathophysiology of emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
Ventilation strategies for COPD: weaning mechanical ventilation
Futile or non-beneficial treatment: mechanical ventilation for end-stage respiratory failure.
Quality assurance in Intensive Care
Explore the "relevance" of evidence based medicine in ICU
Analysis of clinical trials: criteria used to assess validity.
Approach to the incompetent colleague: how to destroy the career of a surgeon.
Necrotising fasciitis: diagnostic features and priorities of management.
Assessment of swallowing function in a critically ill patient: the effects of a tracheostomy.
Leadership in a cardiac arrest.
Pharmacological haemostatic agents in cardiothoracic surgery
Hypercalcemia: manifestations, common causes, and management.
Circulatory changes at birth
Critical Care Outreach and the Medical Emergency Team (MET)
Obstructive Sleep Apnoea: long term complications.
Rheumatoid arthritis: how it complicates ICU management.
Effects of morbid obesity on ICU management.
Approach to the haemodynamically unstable cardiac surgical patient
Utility of the routine daily chest Xrays - "critically evaluate" this pointless practice
Discrepancy between invasive and non-invasive arterial blood pressure measurement
Determinants of the CVP, and its utility in guiding management in the ICU.
The significance of persistent "hiccoughs" in a ventilated ICU patient.