Complications attributed to the cardiopulmonary bypass circuit
Cachexia: a definition, risk factors, and consequences.
Pyroglutamic acidosis mixed with a NAGMA.
Causes of metabolic alkalosis- resolution of a chronic respiratory acidosis.
Normal anion gap metabolic acidosis due to a toluene-induced Type 1 (distal) RTA.
Clearance of the C-spine in the unconscious patient
Hypoosmolar hyponatremia: thiazide-associated hyponatremia
Managemnt of hyponatremia: osmotic demyelination syndrome
Another game of "Name That ECG Abnormality"
Respiratory failure in children
Fire safety in the ICU: specifically, how would you manage an evacuation?
Metabolic alkalosis with respiratory compensation.
ABG interpretation in pregnancy - respiratory acidosis following a caesarian.
Cardiac biomarkers: specifically, critically evaluate the use of troponin.
Assessment of extubation readiness: a case of "at-risk" extubation
Enteral vs parenteral nutrition; specifically in the context of pancreatitis
Acute supportive management for stroke in the ICU
Hypercapneic respiratory failure in a comatose fat man.
"What's Wrong With These Coags?" - Reversal of warfarin anticoagulation
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura or the differential diagnosis thereof
Indications for dialysis in the ICU; strategies to optimise solute clearance.
Causes of respiratory failure: differential diagnosis of ARDS
Which antibiotic choice would be appropriate (abdominal catastrophe)
Fluid resuscitation for septic shock
Causes of shock in a trauma patient. Also, use of TTE in assessment of shock states.
The Thrombophilic Screen: Factor V Leiden
Polyuria following traumatic brain injury. What has caused it?
Causes of lactic acidosis in sepsis
Causes of metabolic acidosis - toxic alcohol ingestion
Definitions: Risk ratio, NNT, P-value and confidence interval.
Supportive management of the cardiac arrest survivor
Malaria: diagnosis, management and complications
Physical signs of cerebellar disease: only head signs, please.
Examination of the cranial nerves: localisation of a midbrain lesion by CN III palsy.
Cardiovascular physical examination: 4 causes of an apical diastolic murmur
Care for the post-pneumonectomy patient: differentials of a silent hemithorax.
The heat and moisture exchange filter (HME)
Dual lumen endotracheal tube - indications for use.
The Passy-Muir Valve- contraindications to its use.
Management of raised intracranial pressure. Also, risk factors for post-traumatic seizures.
"What's Wrong With These Coags?" - DIC following postpartum haemorrhage.
Interpretation of deranged LFTs (or, "why is this alcoholic unconscious?")
Base of skull fracture
Clinical signs of fat embolism