Printable list of all miscellaneous SAQs
Random investigations: GBS, meningitis, PRES, B12 deficiency and ankylosing spondylitis
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TENS)
Management of delirium, or more accurately aggressive psychosis
Acromegaly: another one of the miscellaneous multi-system diseases
Myotonic dystrophy: one of the weirdopathies
Delirium in the ICU: definition, causes, risk factors, management
Pressure area care prevention and management in the ICU
Rheumatoid arthritis: how it makes intubation difficult, and how it complicates ICU management.
List the ultrasound features of a pneumothorax.
Physiotherapy in the ICU: its role, broadly
Rheumatoid arthritis: physical signs in the hands, and characteristic X-ray features.
Delirium in the ICU define it and "describe your management approach".
How useful is the daily "sedation holiday"? Critically evaluate.
Discuss the role of interventional radiology in the management of the critically ill.
"What's That Rash?"
Logistics of inter-hospital transfer: what issues would you need to consider?
Clinical features of scleroderma. Also, .. for some reason, acute bowel ischaemia
Functional status and survival in ICU. Also, age-related changes in physiology.
Aerial transport of a critically ill patient.
Causes of cyanosis which are not cardiovascular or respiratory.
DVT prophylaxis in the ICU: specifically, DVT prophylaxis in neurotrauma.
Weird body fluids - "chicken fat supernatant"
Delirium in the ICU
Functional status and outcome in ICU. Tools to assess functional status of survivors.
List 2 causes of clubbing (apart from cardiovascular and respiratory causes)
Scleroderma and CREST syndrome. "What's Wrong With My Hands?"
Risks associated with MRI imaging of ICU patients.
The "Sedation Holiday" - useful? Discuss.
Rheumatoid arthritis: clinical features, and abnormalities which complicate intubation.
Sleep disturbance in the ICU: causes, consequences, management strategies.
On examination, how do you tell a kidney from a spleen?
Outline the potential roles for the use of ultrasound in the critically ill patient.
Factors influencing intensive care outcome: genetic influences
Factors which influence intensive care outcome; specifically age-related changes in physiology
Utility of the routine daily chest Xrays - "critically evaluate" this pointless practice
Functional status and outcome in ICU. Tools used to assess functional status of survivors.
Physiotherapy in the ICU: risks and benefits
Transport of the critically ill patient
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in the ICU.
Routine clinical examination of the ICU patient: is there a point?
DVT prophylaxis in the ICU; Mechanical DVT prophylaxis devices
Aeromedical retrieval: essential features of a helicopter-transported ventilator
Rheumatoid arthritis: how it complicates ICU management.
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