Physiology of preoxygenation with 100% FiO2
Functional anatomy of the respiratory system: the diaphragm
Pharmacology of anticholinergic agents: atropine vs. glycopyrrolate
Physiological role of calcium; gluconate vs. chloride replacement solutions
Digestion and absorption of dietary carbohydrate.
Pharmacology of neuromuscular junction blockers: suxamethonium
CO2 content in mixed venous blood
Determinants of right ventricular cardiac output
Contercurrent multiplier mechanisms in the renal medulla
Pharmacology of gentamicin
Pharmacokinetic changes in pregnancy
Measurement of cardiac output using an indicator dilution technique
ECG and the cardiac cycle; also the ECG effects of digoxin and amiodarone
Pharmacology of inhaled pulmonary vasodilators
Definitions: sensitivity, specificity, PPV and NPV
Pharmacology of analgesics: morphine, fentanyl and remifentanil.
Physiology of haemostasis
Fluid exchange in the microcirculation: mechanisms of oedema
The buffering role of haemoglobin
Physiology of vaccination
Events of the cardiac cycle: what happens in diastole
Pharmacology of drugs that alter the pH of gastric fluid.
Pharmacology of vasoactive agents: noradrenaline and vasopressin
Physical principles of dialysis