Technique of percutaneous tracheostomy: a review of the relevant anatomy.
Outline the potential roles for the use of ultrasound in the critically ill patient.
"What's Wrong With These Coags?"- significance of APTT mixing studies.
"What's Wrong With These Coags?" - too much warfarin, that's your problem.
"What's Wrong With These Coags?" - DIC
Ventilation strategies for ARDS
Clinical testing for brain death observations which are incompatible with brain death.
HAGMA in diabetic ketoacidosis: "does this patient still need insulin?"
Random uraemia: list of differentials for an electrolyte panel, with zero history.
Causes of normal anion gap metabolic acidosis
A diagnostic approach to metabolic alkalosis
Monitoring for vasospasm following SAH: advantages and disadvantages of various techniques.
Leukemoid reaction; also, rouleaux and Döhle bodies
Hypertension in the post-bypass patient: causes and complications
Causes of renal failure; also the approach to the assessment of oligoanuria
Troubleshooting the temporary pacemaker
Cardiovascular physical examination: features of severe AS (also on TTE)
On examination, how do you tell a kidney from a spleen?
Clinical features of a massive pleural effusion.
A summary of toxins and their antidotes
Myxoedema coma - due to amiodarone. Specifics of management.
Causes of hypoglycaemia in a Type 1 diabetic.
Rhabdomyolysis as a cause of acute kidney injury
Propofol vs. dexmedetomidine: Comparative pharmacology of sedatives and analgesics
The oxygen cylinder: also a little about wall oxygen supply and pressure regulators
Endotracheal tube: safety features and size estimation for paediatric purposes.
Sengstaken-Blakemore tube: indications, contraindications, complications.
Prognostication following cardiac arrest: "useful information" in determining prognosis.
A comparison of enteral feeding tubes and routes of enteral nutrition
Infective endocarditis. Particularly, what are the indications for emergency valve replacement?
Corticosteroids in septic shock
Accidental arterial insertion of a large-bore venous vascular device
Kill characteristics of antibiotic agents
Which antibiotic choice would be appropriate to treat this Proteus infection?
Acronymous organisms: ESCAPPM and HACEK organisms again.
Sleep disturbance in the ICU: causes, consequences, management strategies.
Interpretation of Directly measured and derived PA catheter variables
Another game of "Name That ECG Abnormality"
Comparison of peripheral, central and mixed venous oxygen saturation.
Methods of intracranial pressure monitoring and indications for intracranial pressure monitoring
Bronchiolitis in the infant. Assessment and management.
Definitions: Phase III trial, absolute and relative risk reduction, NNT.
Calculate sensitivity, specificity, PPV and NPV.
Rheumatoid arthritis: clinical features, and abnormalities which complicate intubation.
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura; "What's That Rash?"
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