Non-invasive mechanical ventilation: complications and contraindications.
A summary of toxins and their antidotes
The pregnant trauma patient: "special considerations"
Osmotherapy for management of raised intracranial pressure: hypertonic saline.
Examination of the cranial nerves: pupil reactivity and diameter (in coma)
Information derived from the arterial pressure : pulsus paradoxus
Pressure area care prevention and management in the ICU
The paediatric airway
Prevention and management of vasospasm following SAH
Factors which influence prognosis in severe brain injury
Activated Protein C and Recombinant Factor VIIa. "Write short notes", they ask.
A comparison of IABP and LVAD; more broadly mechanical haemodynamic support strategies
Aerial transport of a critically ill patient.
Definitions: sensitivity, specificity, PPV NPV and the positive likelihood ratio.
Hypomagnesaemia: "write a short note".
Strategies to prolong the lifespan of the CRRT circuit - citrate anticoagulation
Causes of lactic acidosis in sepsis
Remember 2006? Remember what happened to the ARC ALS/BLS guidelines? Discuss those changes.
Advantages and disadvantages of various pacing modes
Patient-ventilator dyssynchrony: autotriggering in a totally braindead patient
Causes of a sudden increase in the Standardised Mortality Ratio (SMR)
The anion gap as a diagnostic tool: advantages and disadvantages
Causes of renal failure; also rhabdomyolysis as a cause of acute kidney injury
Management of the staff member with a needle stick injury.
Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
The difficulty in making a diagnosis of sepsis; also, lets talk about biomarkers of sepsis
Indications for extracoporeal therapies: ECMO, dialysis, plasmapheresis, LVAD, etc.
"What's Wrong With These Coags?" Antiphospholipid syndrome.
Approach to the unconscious patient in the ICU: causes of delayed awakening.
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