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 in the ICU
Quality assurance in the ICU
Explore the "relevance" of evidence based medicine in ICU
Analysis of clinical trials: criteria used to assess validity.
Performance management: an incompetent colleague
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 in the newborn
The Medical Emergency Team : important features and rationale for implementation.
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.
Back to Top
Links and Resources
My Powerpoint presentations
Old medical school notes
Terms and Conditions
Viva Stations organised by topic
Viva Stations organised by year
Mechanical Haemodynamic Support
Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation
Manipulation of Fluids and Electrolytes
Dialysis and Plasmapheresis
Critical Care Pharmacology
Scenarios in Blood Gas Interpretation
Administration and Data Management
Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitation
Cardiothoracic Intensive Care
Communication and Ethics
Electrolytes and Fluids
Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition
Equipment and Procedures
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Haematology and Oncology
Infectious Diseases, Antibiotics and Sepsis
Neonatal and Paediatric Problems
Neurology and Neurosurgery
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Pregnancy, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Radiology in Critical Care
Renal Failure and Dialysis
Respiratory Medicine and Ventilation
Statistics and Interpretation of Evidence
Trauma, Burns and Drowning
CICM Part II Exam Past Papers
Deranged Physiology Home Page
Preparation Resources for the CICM Part II Exam
Core Topics in Intensive Care
About Deranged Physiology
Deranged Physiology main index
CICM Fellowship Exam Resources
SAQs organised by past paper
SAQs organised by revision topic
Required reading main index
Hot case preparation
Core topics in Intensive Care