Royal Brisbane Hospital

  • A 50 year old man who collapsed at a bus stop and was in a cardiac arrest when paramedics
    arrived.  Asses for possible causes of cardiac arrest

    °  Causes of cardiac arrest
    °  Management post cardiac arrest
    °  C-spine clearance
    °  Complications of cardiac arrest

    Areas of weakness identified by examiners: 

    °  Missed Codman catheter
    °  Missed toxicology as a possible cause of arrest
    °  Poor exam technique
    °  Focussed only on the cardiac causes