Acute management of the drowned patient.
Tumour lysis syndrome.
Another game of "Name That ECG Abnormality"- WPW
Transthoracic echocardiography in the ICU: HOCM and LVOTO
Ventilation strategies for ARDS
Pre-dilution and post-dilution replacement fluid: advantages of pre-dilution.
Troubleshooting the dialysis circuit (very negative access pressure alarm)
Troubleshooting the dialysis circuit (blood leak into the effluent)
Strategies to optimise solute clearance
Respiratory failure in children: specifically, bronchiolitis
Calculation of the anion gap to determine "has this ketoacidosis resolved?"
Metabolic alkalosis and respiratory acidosis
ABG interpretation in pregnancy - respiratory acidosis following a caesarian.
Primary tertiary and secondary survey: diaphragmatic rupture and the utility of a rectal exam.
Decompressive craniectomy: indications, complications, influence on outcome.
Meta-analysis: the forest plot. Its anatomy in some detail.
Illness severity scoring systems: compare APACHE and SOFA
Prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy
Bleeding complications following coronary artery bypass grafting
Antiplatelet agents: pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.
Causes of raised plasma catecholamine levels: its not always phaeochromocytoma
Causes of hypercalcemia, and correction of a dangerously raised calcium
Hypoosmolar hyponatremia (beer potomania)
Hypoosmolar hyponatremia with a focus on SIADH and calculation of the sodium deficit
Assessment of extubation readiness
Indications for intracranial pressure monitoring
"What's Wrong With These Coags?" - an isolated APTT elevation.
"What's Wrong With These Coags?" - causes of a raised anti-Xa level.
"What's Wrong With These Coags?" - too much heparin, that's your problem.
Management of the pregnant patient with status asthmaticus.
Toxicological uses of dialysis and haemoperfusion
Toxins which cause a raised osmolar gap as well as a raised anion gap.
The "oxygen saturation gap" in toxcology - a question about co-oximetry.
Ideal body weight, and the influence of morbid obesity on pharmacokinetics.
Noradrenaline in resuscitation of septic shock; also calculation of the SVR.
Sepsis in the heart-lung transplant recipient; also, complications of this transplant.
Severe pancreatitis in ICU: causes, complications, role of antibiotic prophylaxis.
The clinical relevance of nail signs: List 2 causes of clubbing
Cardiovascular physical examination: signs of pulmonary hypertension
List 3 causes of a massive splenomegaly.
Examination of eye movements: Causes of a persistent right-sided conjugate gaze deviation.
Causes of neck stiffness
Cardiovascular physical examination: causes of an apical diastolic murmur
Necrotising fasciitis of the abdominal wall.
Acronymous organisms: ESCAPPM and HACEK
Pharmacokinetics of Antibiotics in Critical Illness
Underwater seal chest drain system: draw a labelled diagram
Laryngoscopy devices: McCoy laryngoscope blade
Laryngoscopy devices: a videolaryngoscope
Buffer therapies: sodium bicarbonate, Carbicarb and THAM
Preconditions to brain death testing; also radiological diagnosis of brain death.
"Name That Rash" - Varicella zoster virus and VZV pneumonia.
Pressure area care prevention and management in the ICU
Functional status and outcome in ICU. Tools to assess functional status of survivors.
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