Complications of massive transfusion, and their management.
The utility of the EEG and of Somatosensory Evoked Potentials (SSEPs) in the ICU.
Femoral vein anatomy for central line insertion
Intracranial pressure as a therapeutic target
Plasmapheresis: indications, advantages, disadvantages. "Critically evaluate".
Cardioversion: "critically evaluate" its use in the ICU
Inotropes in resuscitation of septic shock: comparison of adrenaline, dopamine and dobutamine.
Approach to the haemodynamically unstable cardiac surgical patient
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in the ICU.
"What's That Rash?"
Circulatory changes in the newborn
Critically evaluate the role of the Medical Emergency Team.
Definitions: sensitivity, specificity, PPV and NPV.
Diagnostic approach to hyponatremia, and an approach to sodium replacement.
A comparison of circuit humidification techniques: HME vs. water bath humidifier.
Management of the unsecured aneurysm in subarachnoid haemorrhage: coiling vs. clipping.
Assessment of acid-base compensation: Boston and Copenhagen methods
The paediatric airway
Evaluation of aortic dissection: which modality is better for diagnosis of aortic injuries.
Clearance of the C-spine in the unconscious patient
Role of the LMA in the ICU.
Glycaemic control in critical illness.
Definitions of terms relevant to the monitoring of pressure
Pancytopenia: differential diagnosis thereof.
Palliative care in the ICU.
Lung biopsy: specifically, indications for open lung biopsy
Interpretation of deranged LFTs (or, "why is this alcoholic unconscious?")
Prevention of acute renal failure (contrast-induced nephropathy) in AAA repair.
Another game of "Name That ECG Abnormality"
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