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
Assessment and management of 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
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.
Severe asthma in pregnancy
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.
List 2 causes of clubbing (apart from cardiovascular and respiratory causes)
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.