Unspecified hospital in Sydney

  • 56-year-old man, one month in ICU with severe necrotising pancreatitis, septic shock and multi-organ failure and subsequent right femoral DVT. Clinical findings included GCS 15, cachexia and proximal muscle weakness, ongoing respiratory failure, AF/flutter and low dose vasopressor support and an abdominal drain.
  • Candidates were asked to examine him with a view to identifying the ongoing clinical issues and the management priorities