Futile or non-beneficial treatment in the ICU
Cardiac arrest immediately following intubation. A variant on the Generic Causes of Cardiac Arrest.
Primary tertiary and secondary survey: Initial management
Secondary survey in trauma; following damage control surgery.
Physiological consequences of spinal cord transection:
Pressure area care prevention and management in the ICU
Stress-related gastric ulceration in critical illness
DVT prophylaxis in the ICU; Mechanical DVT prophylaxis devices
Cardiac biomarkers of myocardial ischaemia: troponin vs. CKMB
Anaemia in critical care: its causes and approach to diagnosis
Evidence against the use of high-volume haemofiltration
Capnometry: advantages and limitations.
Comparative pharmacology of sedatives and analgesics used to control raised intracranial pressure.
Approach to the haemodynamically unstable cardiac surgical patient
Pneumonia in the immunocompromised host: specifically, in AIDS.
Causes of Horner's Syndrome
Prone ventilation for ARDS: specifically, effects on oxygenation.
Routine clinical examination of the ICU patient: is there a point?
Standardised Mortality Ratio (SMR): limitations as a comparison of facilities.
Hepatic encephalopathy; also, perioperative care of the partial hepatectomy patient
A comparison of enteral feeding tubes and routes of enteral nutrition
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