Management of hyponatremia and intracranial pressure with hypertonic saline
Ventilation strategies for status asthmaticus
Polyuria following traumatic brain injury. What has caused it?
Prognosis in severe brain injury. What determines it?
Strategies to prolong the lifespan of the CRRT circuit
Clinical signs of portal hypertension. List them.
Methods of intracranial pressure monitoring: 4 clinical signs of raised ICP.
Cardiovascular physical examination: causes of a "double peak" pulse .
Cardiovascular physical examination: clinical features of Tetralogy of Fallot.
Causes of cyanosis which are not cardiovascular or respiratory.
Assessment of oxygenation from ABG data: a gas taken at high altitude.
Assessment of oxygenation from ABG data: a left-shifted p50
Assessment of oxygenation from ABG data: a pulmonary embolism.
Aerial transport of a critically ill patient.
Causes of pulseless electrical activity arrest.
Troubleshooting the temporary pacemaker circuit
Assessment of valve dysfunction: grading the severity of aortic stenosis
Definitions Relative risk, absolute risk, NNT, and the power of a study.
Differential diagnosis for a bilateral lung infiltrate after cardiac arrest
Applications of ECMO; also some literature supporting the use of ECMO.
Clinical testing for brain death: preconditions for clinical testing
Radiological diagnosis of brain death.
Evaluation of aortic dissection: TOE vs CT vs MRI vs aortogram.
Necrotising fasciitis: Fournier's gangrene. 2 important management steps.
Differential diagnosis of purpura fulminans; possibly meningococcal sepsis.
Base of skull fracture
Troubleshooting the pacemaker circuit; advantages of DDD pacing and benefits of CRT
Physiological changes in pregnancy. Also, cardiac failure in pregnancy
Choice of appropriate antibiotics for this list of organisms.
"Name That Microbe": Historical features associated with specific pathogens
Causes of antibiotic treatment failure
Critical incident debrief.
Mixed HAGMA and metabolic alkalosis in HONK, and calculation of corrected sodium.
Assessment of nutritional status
Cytomegalovirus infection in the immunocompetent patient.
Phaeochromocytoma. Investigations, management, complications.
Principles of HFOV; also Physiology of gas exchange in HFOV
ABO blood grouping: a transfusion reaction (mismatched transfusion)
ABO blood grouping: which of these products require a crossmatch?
"What's Wrong With This Blood Film?" - Heinz bodies
Clinical features and management of hypocalcemia
Causes of a high anion gap and high osmolar gap
Causes of a normal anion gap and high osmolar gap
Estimation of energy expenditure in critical illness;
Respiratory failure and ARDS in pregnancy
Cardiac biomarkers in the diagnosis of myocardial infarction.
Management of the patient with burns; also airway burns.
Use of activated charcoal in toxicology; role of dialysis and haemoperfusion
Causes of acute liver failure: causes and complications