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: a practical discussion of intubation.
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
The evidence base for current advanced life support practice
Advantages and disadvantages of various pacing modes
Patient-ventilator dyssynchrony: autotriggering in a totally braindead patient
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.