Reversal of warfarin; the medical management of massive intracranial haemorrhage.
Tension-based and content-based indices of oxygenation: PaO2 vs. SpO2
Intrinsic PEEP and dynamic hyperinflation: causes, consequences and management.
Approach to the haemodynamically unstable cardiac surgical patient
Ventricular fibrillation: causes, and principles of management
Central line-associated bacteraemia - specifically, preventative steps.
Outline the potential roles for the use of ultrasound in the critically ill patient.
High anion gap metabolic acidosis in HONK.
Recognition of the Difficult Airway.
Pharmacology of antiarrhythmic drugs: compare lignocaine, amiodarone and magnesium sulfate.
Clinical testing for brain death: ineligibility for clinical testing
Inhaled and systemic pulmonary vasodilators for ARDS: nitric oxide
Physiological consequences of spinal cord transection
Physiotherapy in the ICU: risks and benefits
Functional status and outcome in ICU. Tools used to assess functional status of survivors.
Physiological changes of pregnancy - ABG
Interpretation of PA catheter data, including the calculation of SVR
Approach to the ICU patient with generalised weakness
Indications, contraindications and complications of IABP
Assessment of oxygen delivery to the tissues.
Causes of hyperglycaemia in the ICU, and its management.
Definitions: relative risk, absolute risk, NNT and study power.
Community acquired pneumonia: specifically, historical features of special relevance.
Cardiovascular physical examination: causes of a pansystolic murmur.
Outcomes in adult ARDS
Complications of arterial cannulation and angiography: retroperitoneal haematoma
Ethics of withholding life sustaining therapy
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