Scenario: A 45 year old male has been referred to you from the oncologists. He was recently diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and commenced chemotherapy three (3) days ago. He has been admitted to intensive care with a convulsion, acute renal failure and ventricular arrhythmias.
Introductory question: What is your initial management?
Disclaimer: the viva stem above is the original CICM stem, acquired from their publicly available past papers. However, because the college do not make the rest of the viva text or marking criteria available, the rest has been confabulated. It sounds like a plausible viva and it can be used for the purpose of practice, but all should be aware that it does not represent the "true" canonical CICM viva station.