A 65 year old woman is in your ICU post left pneumonectomy. She was admitted overnight for HDU care. You are called to see her by the nurse looking after her as she has become haemodynamically unstable during her shift.
Candidates were expected to describe or discuss advantages or problems with devices presented.
Examples included a Head box, a Halo brace, a plasma exchange-filter and an oxygen cylinder.
Candidates were expected to describe or discuss advantages or problems with devices presented. Examples included an under water seal drain, a Laerdal resuscitator with inside valve missing, and a Red cell leucodepletion filter.
Procedure station. Candidates were expected to demonstrate a safe technique for radial artery cannulation. Additional requested information included local anatomy and performance characteristics of the monitoring system.