Influence of chronic renal failure on critical illness
TIPS procedure. Also, staging and prognosis of chronic liver disease.
Care for the patient with oesophageal perforation
Approach to the undifferentiated shock patient
Pharmacokinetic changes in critical illness: absorption and clearance
A mixed alkalosis - combination of respiratory alkalosis and metabolic alkalosis
PaO2/FiO2 ratio criteria for ARDS. Also, calculation of bicarbonate replacement dose.
Normal anion gap metabolic acidosis due to normal saline.
Causes of lactic acidosis in sepsis; a triple acid-base disorder
Your ICU is a filthy zoo. Discuss strategies to prevent the transmission of MROs.
Heparin resistance: diagnostic features and management strategies.
Von Willebrand disease: characteristic laboratory features and diagnosis.
"What's Wrong With These Coags?" - Interpretation of mixing studies.
Interpretation of formal pulmonary function tests
Lactic acidosis and respiratory acidosis after seizures
A comparison of renal replacement therapy modalities: CVVHD vs SCUF vs IHD
Which antibiotic choice would be appropriate for these MROs.
Characteristic electrolyte derangement patterns
Ventilation strategies and supportive non-ventilation strategies for ARDS
Prognostication following cardiac arrest: the utility of various parameters.
Pulseless electrical activity, cardiac tamponade and pericardiocentesis technique.
Causes of shock in the cardiac surgical patient; also, immediate management.
Causes, consequences and management of hypercalcemia.
Causes of metabolic alkalosis
The utility of the EEG in the ICU
Permissive hypotension, haemostatic resuscitation and damage control surgery.
Preparation for an awake fiberoptic intubation.
HAGMA with a low albumin; also independent variables in Stewart's approach.
Management of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia
Necrotising fasciitis: "management priorities"
"What's That Rash?"
Horner's Syndrome; specifically, the anatomical sites where the lesion may have occurred.
Complications of arterial cannulation: a trashed limb post angiography.
Oculocephalic reflex (CN III, IV, VI and VIII) - what does a normal one tell you?
Another game of "Name That ECG Abnormality"
Troubleshooting the temporary pacemaker: failure to sense the atrium
The child with stridor; also, paediatric airway management.
Anatomy of the PA catheter. Also, directly measured and derived PA catheter variables
Endotracheal tube: specifically, the above-cuff suction port.
Nitric oxide supply systems; what might you monitor during nitric oxide therapy?
Blinding and allocation concealment
End-tidal capnometry traces and analysis of ventilator waveforms