Compare IV fluids: 4% albumin vs. 0.9% saline
Comparison of renal and hepatic bloodflow regulation
Functional residual capacity, and how it is measured.
Oxyhaemoglobin dissociation curve and the factors that may alter it.
The origins and metabolic fate of lactate
Anatomy relevant to the lumbar epidural. Also, bupivacaine.
Physiological changes in pregnancy: compare with morbid obesity (BMI > 30).
Principles of measurement of end-tidal CO2.
Pharmacology of magnesium sulphate.
Anatomy and physiology of muscle: skeletal vs. smooth.
Volume of distribution, and factors that influence it.
Control of alveolar ventilation.
Pharmacology of propofol
Cardiac preload and its determinants
Metabolism and excretion of ammonia
Different types of data
Stages of sleep and physiological changes that occur in sleep
The fibrinolytic pathway
Pharmacology of antiplatelet agents: aspirin vs. clopidogrel.
Structure and function of the diaphragm
Counter-current mechanisms in the kidney and in the skin
CO2 content in mixed venous blood.
Pharmacology of anticonvulsants: valproate vs carbamazepine