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Intensive Care Exam Notes Education Resource

These Intensive Care exam notes were compiled from various sources by Dr.Jeremy Fernando as a study aid for the Fellowship of the College of Intensive Care Medicine exam.

They are arranged by topic in folders and include many 'aide-memoires' as well as bullet-point summaries of complex topics & practical advice for prospective FCICM exam candidates.

JEREMY FERNANDO'S INTENSIVE CARE FELLOWSHIP NOTES

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They are offered here as a free educational aid for others studying for Intensive Care exams & are provided without guarantee or liability.

All of the 970 files are presented together below - if you wish to preserve the folder structure to group them in context, please download the Zip archive to the right.

  1. A-a Gradient.doc
  2. A-a gradient vs PaO2-FiO2 ratio.doc
  3. ABG changes in Cardiac Arrest and CPR.doc
  4. ACID-BASE - SUMMARY.doc
  5. AF Post Cardiac Surgery.doc
  6. AFE.doc
  7. AHA-ACC Guidelines (2007) - Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation of the Patient undergoing Non-cardiac Surgery.doc
  8. AR Signs.doc
  9. ARDSnet Ventilation Strategy.doc
  10. AXR and Abdominal and Pelvic.doc
  11. Abdominal Compartment Syndrome.doc
  12. Abdominal Trauma.doc
  13. Abnormal LFT's Post Vascular Surgery.doc
  14. Acalculous Cholecystitis.doc
  15. Access Options in Cardiac Arrest.doc
  16. Activated Charcoal.doc
  17. Activated Protein C.doc
  18. Acute Aortic Dissection.doc
  19. Acute Coronary Syndrome - Journal Summaries.docx
  20. Acute Coronary Syndromes.doc
  21. Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy.doc
  22. Acute Graft vs Host Disease.doc
  23. Acute Ischaemic Stroke.doc
  24. Acute Kidney Injury.doc
  25. Acute Myocardial Infarction.doc
  26. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.doc
  27. Acute Respiratory Failure and Obstetrics.doc
  28. Acute Transplant Issues.docx
  29. Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury.doc
  30. Acute Weakness Differential.doc
  31. Acute confusion in Diabetic.doc
  32. Adenosine.doc
  33. Adjunctive Respiratory Therapies.doc
  34. Adrenal Insufficiency.doc
  35. Adrenaline.doc
  36. Adverse Drug Reactions.doc
  37. Adverse effects of Endotracheal Intubation.doc
  38. Aerobic Gram Negative Bacteria.doc
  39. Aerobic Gram Positive Bacteria.doc
  40. Aeromedical Transport of the Critically Unwell.doc
  41. Afterload.doc
  42. Airway - Journal Summaries.doc
  43. Airway Assessment.docx
  44. Airway.doc
  45. Albumin.doc
  46. Alcoholic Ketoacidosis.doc
  47. Alcoholic Withdrawal.doc
  48. Alcohols.doc
  49. Alkali Therapies.doc
  50. Alteplase (rt-PA).doc
  51. Amiodarone.doc
  52. Ammonia.doc
  53. Amphetamine Poisoning.doc
  54. Anaemia.doc
  55. Anaerobic Gram Negative Bacterium.doc
  56. Anaerobic Gram Positive Bacteria.doc
  57. Anaesthetic Equipment.doc
  58. Analgesia in Chest Trauma.doc
  59. Analgesia.doc
  60. Anaphylaxis.doc
  61. Angioedema.doc
  62. Animal Encounters and Disease.doc
  63. Anion Gap and Metabolic Acidosis - advantages and disadvantages.doc
  64. Anion Gap.doc
  65. Anorexia Nervosa.doc
  66. Anti-Bacterial Resistance - Mechanisms, Prevention and Implications.doc
  67. Anti-Microbials - Quick Reference.doc
  68. Anti-arrhythmic Drugs and Cardiac Arrest.doc
  69. Anti-cholinergics.doc
  70. Anti-phospholipid Syndrome.doc
  71. Antibiotic Dosing in Renal Replacement Therapy.doc
  72. Antidotes.doc
  73. Aortic Dissection.doc
  74. Aortic Injury Investigations.doc
  75. Aortic Regurgitation.doc
  76. Aortic Stenosis.doc
  77. Apheresis.doc
  78. Approaching Poisoning.doc
  79. Aprotinin.doc
  80. Arrhythmias - Journal Summaries.docx
  81. Arrhythmogenesis.doc
  82. Arterial Gas Embolism.doc
  83. Arterial Line.doc
  84. Aseptic Meningitis.doc
  85. Aspergillosis.doc
  86. Aspiration Pneumonia.doc
  87. Aspiration Pneumonitis.doc
  88. Aspirin.doc
  89. Assessing the Swallow of a Patient with a Tracheostomy.doc
  90. Assessment of the Potentially Difficult Intubation.doc
  91. Asthma.doc
  92. Atrial Fibrillation.doc
  93. Atrial Natriuretic Peptide.doc
  94. Australian Resuscitation Council - Advanced Life Support.doc
  95. Australian Resuscitation Council - Basic Life Support.doc
  96. Australian Resuscitation Council - Neonatal Resuscitation.doc
  97. Australian Resuscitation Council - Paediatric Life Support.doc
  98. Australian Resuscitation Council Changes (2006).doc
  99. Auto Triggering of the Ventilator.doc
  100. Autoimmune Markers.doc
  101. Avenues to consider when looking at Withdrawal of Treatment.doc
  102. Avoiding Nosocomial Dysthanasia and Promoting Eleothanasia.doc
  103. BIS Monitoring.doc
  104. BNP - Brain Natriuretic Peptide.doc
  105. BZP.doc
  106. Bacterial Meningitis.doc
  107. Bacterial Morphology.doc
  108. Bag-Mask.doc
  109. Barbiturate Overdose.doc
  110. Basal metabolic rate.doc
  111. Base Excess vs Standard Base Excess.doc
  112. Base of Skull Fracture.doc
  113. Basilar Artery Occlusion at its Bifurcation.doc
  114. Benefits of Leukodepleted Blood.doc
  115. Benzylpenicillin or Pencillin G.doc
  116. Beta Blockers in prevention of Perioperative Myocardial Infarction.doc
  117. Beta-Blocker Overdose.doc
  118. Bias.doc
  119. Bleeding Time.doc
  120. Blood Bank.doc
  121. Blood Culture Bottles.doc
  122. Blood Ethanol Driving.docx
  123. Blood Film.doc
  124. Blood Filter.doc
  125. Blood Gas Analyser.doc
  126. Blood Product Compatibilities.doc
  127. Blood Transfusion Risks.doc
  128. Blood Transfusion in ICU.doc
  129. Blunt Cardiac Injury.doc
  130. Bone Marrow Biopsy.doc
  131. Bone Marrow Transplantation.doc
  132. Bosentan.doc
  133. Botulism.doc
  134. Brain Death and Care of the Organ Donation Patient.doc
  135. Brain Death.doc
  136. Brain Stem Examination.doc
  137. Breaking Bad News to Relatives.doc
  138. Bronchiectasis.doc
  139. Bronchiolitis.doc
  140. Bronchopleural Fistulae.doc
  141. Bronchoscope.doc
  142. Bronchoscopic Anatomy.doc
  143. Bubble CPAP.doc
  144. Bugs and Drugs - Summary.doc
  145. Bulbar Dysfunction in ICU.doc
  146. Burns - Journal Summaries.doc
  147. Burns and Obstetrics.doc
  148. Burns.doc
  149. CK-MB.doc
  150. CMV Infection.doc
  151. COPD.doc
  152. COX II Inhibitors.doc
  153. CPR and Obstetrics.doc
  154. CRP.doc
  155. CRRT Haemodialysis filter.doc
  156. CSF.doc
  157. CT Chest.doc
  158. CT Head.doc
  159. CT vs DPL in Assessment of Abdomen in the HI patient.doc
  160. CVL Infections.doc
  161. CVP Measurement.doc
  162. CXR.doc
  163. Ca2+ replacement - advantages and disadvantages.doc
  164. Calcium Channel Blocker Overdose.doc
  165. Can you decannulate this patient with a Tracheostomy.doc
  166. Can't Intubate, Can't Ventilate.doc
  167. Can't Ventilate.doc
  168. Candidiasis.doc
  169. Capnography.doc
  170. Captopril.doc
  171. Carbamazepine Poisoning.doc
  172. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning.doc
  173. Cardiac Arrest - Journal Summaries.docx
  174. Cardiac Arrest Team Leader.doc
  175. Cardiac Biomarkers.doc
  176. Cardiac Lesions and Severe Clinical Signs.doc
  177. Cardiac Output Measurement.doc
  178. Cardiac Output.doc
  179. Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy.doc
  180. Cardiac Toxcity of Chemotheraputics.doc
  181. Cardiogenic Shock - Journal Summaries.docx
  182. Cardiogenic Shock and Late Pregnancy.doc
  183. Cardiomyopathy.doc
  184. Cardiopulmonary Bypass.doc
  185. Cardiothoracic Surgery - Journal Summaries.doc
  186. Cardiovascular Performance Assessment.doc
  187. Cardiovascular Physiology Overview.doc
  188. Cardioversion in ICU.doc
  189. Carotid Endarterectomy.doc
  190. Causes of Acute Pulmonary Hypertension.doc
  191. Causes of Hyperlactaemia in Sepsis.doc
  192. Ceftriaxone.doc
  193. Celecoxib.doc
  194. Cement Implantation Syndrome.doc
  195. Central Diabetes Insipidus.doc
  196. Central Venous Catheters.doc
  197. Cerebral Perfusion Pressure in TBI.doc
  198. Cerebral or Renal Salt Wasting.doc
  199. Cervical Spine Assessment.doc
  200. Cervical Spine Fractures.doc
  201. Cessation of CPR after an Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest.doc
  202. Changes in Brain Death Consensus Statement (2010).doc
  203. Changing Clinical Practice.doc
  204. Chest Drain.doc
  205. Chest Drainage System.doc
  206. Chest Physiotherapy.doc
  207. Chi-square Test.doc
  208. Childhood Asthma.doc
  209. Childhood Collapse.doc
  210. Cholecystitis.doc
  211. Cholera.doc
  212. Cholinergics.doc
  213. Chronic Alcohol Use.doc
  214. Chronic Graft vs Host Disease.doc
  215. Chronic Liver Disease.doc
  216. Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease.doc
  217. Ciprofloxacin.doc
  218. Circulation Assessment.docx
  219. Classification of Anti-Bacterials.doc
  220. Classification of Vasoactive Drugs.doc
  221. Cleaning Bronchoscope.doc
  222. Clearing the Cervical Spine (ATLS Guidelines).doc
  223. Clinical Examination of the Critically Unwell.doc
  224. Clinical Governance.doc
  225. Clinical Information Systems in ICU.doc
  226. Clopidogrel.doc
  227. Clubbing.doc
  228. Co-oximeter.doc
  229. Co-trimoxazole.doc
  230. Coagulation Screen.doc
  231. Coarctation of Aorta.doc
  232. Cocaine Toxicity and Obstetrics.doc
  233. Cocaine Toxicity.doc
  234. Codman ICP Monitor.doc
  235. Coma-like Syndromes.doc
  236. Coma.doc
  237. Communications Station.doc
  238. Community Acquired Pneumonia.doc
  239. Compartment Syndrome.doc
  240. Compression Only CPR.doc
  241. Confidence Intervals.doc
  242. Congenital Heart Disease.doc
  243. Contractility.doc
  244. Contraindications to Solid Organ Donation.doc
  245. Contrast Induced Nephropathy.doc
  246. Corrosive Ingestion.doc
  247. Corticosteroids - An Overview.doc
  248. Corticosteroids in Refractory Shock.doc
  249. Cost-Benefit Analysis of Introducting a New Component into Care.doc
  250. Critical Illness and Pharmacology.doc
  251. Croup.doc
  252. Crush Injury.doc
  253. Crystalloid (NS) versus Colloid (Albumin).doc
  254. Cyanide Poisoning.doc
  255. Cyanosis.doc
  256. D-Lactatic Acidosis.doc
  257. D-dimer.doc
  258. DI following CHI.doc
  259. Dabigatran and Bleeding.doc
  260. Daily Nutritional Requirements.doc
  261. Daily interruptions of Sedation in MV patients.doc
  262. Damage Control Surgery.doc
  263. Data Distributions.doc
  264. Decompression and Altitude Sickness.doc
  265. Decompressive Craniectomy.doc
  266. Defibrillators.doc
  267. Definitions in Infectious Disease.doc
  268. Definitions.doc
  269. Delayed Awakening in ICU.doc
  270. Delirium.doc
  271. Delivery of Beta-2-Agonists in Intubated Patients.doc
  272. Delta Ratio.doc
  273. Design and Organisation of ICU.doc
  274. Desmopression (DDAVP).doc
  275. Detecting Myocardial Ischaemia Post AAA.doc
  276. Dexmedetomidine.doc
  277. Diabetic Ketoacidosis.doc
  278. Diagnostic Tests.doc
  279. Diaphragmatic Palsy.doc
  280. Diaphragmatic Rupture.doc
  281. Diarrhoea.doc
  282. Differentiating SIADH and Cerebral or Renal Salt Wasting.doc
  283. Digestive Tract Decontamination in Drug Overdose.doc
  284. Digibind.doc
  285. Digoxin Poisoning.doc
  286. Digoxin.doc
  287. Dipyridamole.doc
  288. Discrepancies between NIBP and Arterial Lines Pressures.doc
  289. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation.doc
  290. Dobutamine.doc
  291. Donation Post Cardiac Death.doc
  292. Dopamine.doc
  293. Double Peak on Arterial Pulse.doc
  294. Drowning.doc
  295. Drug Infusion Doses.doc
  296. Drug Withdrawal States in ICU.doc
  297. Drug or Therapy Testing.doc
  298. Dynamic Pressure-Volume Loops.doc
  299. ECG Tips.doc
  300. ECHO and the Intensivist.doc
  301. ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY - GENERAL.doc
  302. ECMO - Journal Summaries.doc
  303. ECMO.doc
  304. EMD Cardiac Arrest.doc
  305. EQUIPMENT TEMPLATE.doc
  306. ESR.doc
  307. Early Goal Directed Therapy in Sepsis.doc
  308. Eclampsia.doc
  309. Ectopic Pregnancy.doc
  310. Electrical Injury.doc
  311. Electrolytes Abnormalities Summary.doc
  312. Emergency Thoracocentesis.doc
  313. Emergent Valve Disorders.doc
  314. Enalapril.doc
  315. Encephalitis.docx
  316. Endocarditis.doc
  317. Endotracheal Tube (Standard).doc
  318. Enteral Feed Types.doc
  319. Enteral Nutrition vs Parenteral Nutrition.doc
  320. Envenomation - General.doc
  321. Epidural Complications.doc
  322. Epiglottis.doc
  323. Equipment and Procedure Station.doc
  324. Error.doc
  325. Ethanol Intoxication.doc
  326. Ethylene Glycol Intoxication.doc
  327. Evaluating the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines - 2003.doc
  328. Evidence Based Medicine.doc
  329. Evoked Potentials in Critical Care.doc
  330. Examination of the patient with Coma.doc
  331. External Ventricular Drain.doc
  332. Extra-corporeal Extraction + Intoxication.doc
  333. Extradural ICP monitors.doc
  334. Extubation Assessment.doc
  335. FCICM Policy Documents - Summaries.doc
  336. FVIIa.doc
  337. Face Masks.doc
  338. Facial Trauma.doc
  339. Factors determining LIMA Flow.doc
  340. Faeces.doc
  341. Fat Embolism Syndrome.doc
  342. Febrile Neutropaenic.doc
  343. Feeding - Journal Summaries.doc
  344. Feeding - NG vs PEG vs Percutaneous Jejunostomy.doc
  345. Femoral Vein Anatomy.doc
  346. Fenestrated Tracheostomy Tube.doc
  347. Fever.doc
  348. Fire In ICU.doc
  349. Fishers exact Test.doc
  350. Flow Volume Loops.doc
  351. Flow vs Time Graph.doc
  352. Fluconazole.doc
  353. Fluids - Journal Summaries.doc
  354. Flumazenil.doc
  355. Folate Deficiency.doc
  356. Formulae.doc
  357. Full Blood Count.doc
  358. Fulminant Hepatic Failure.doc
  359. Fungi.doc
  360. GB vs MG vs MND.doc
  361. GBS vs MG vs Botulism.doc
  362. GENERAL DRUG APPROACH.doc
  363. GI Bleeding.doc
  364. Gastric Tonometry.doc
  365. Gastrointestinal - Journal Summaries.doc
  366. Gastrointestinal Drug Absorption in Critical Illness.doc
  367. General Approach.doc
  368. General ICU.doc
  369. Genetics and Critical Illness.doc
  370. Gentamicin.doc
  371. Glidescope.doc
  372. Glucose Control - Journal Summaries.doc
  373. Glucose Control in Critical Care.doc
  374. Glycaemic Control in Critical Care.doc
  375. Granulomatous Diseases.doc
  376. Guillian Barre Syndrome.doc
  377. H1N1 and Pregnancy.doc
  378. HELLP Syndrome.doc
  379. HIV and AIDS.doc
  380. HOT CASE TEMPLATES.doc
  381. Haematological Emergencies.doc
  382. Haematological Toxicity of Chemotheraputics.doc
  383. Haematology - Journal Summaries.doc
  384. Haematuria and Trauma.doc
  385. Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome.doc
  386. Haemoptypsis.doc
  387. Haemorrhage Post Cardiac Surgery.doc
  388. Haemorrhage and Obstetrics.doc
  389. Handwashing in ICU.doc
  390. Hazard Ratio, Median Ratio and Kaplan-Meier Curves.doc
  391. Hearing Loss in ICU.doc
  392. Heart Block (Conduction Abnormalities).doc
  393. Heart Failure - Journal Summaries.doc
  394. Heart Sound Abnormalities.doc
  395. Heart Transplant Patient.doc
  396. Heat Stroke.doc
  397. Heat and Moisture Exchanger.doc
  398. Heliox.doc
  399. Heparin Induced Thrombocytopaenia.doc
  400. Heparin.doc
  401. Hepatic Injury Grading.doc
  402. Hepatopulmonary Syndrome.doc
  403. Hepatorenal Syndrome.doc
  404. Hiccoughs.doc
  405. High Frequency Oscillation Ventilation.doc
  406. High Frequency Ventilation.doc
  407. High Volume Haemofiltration in Critical Care.doc
  408. Horner's Syndrome.doc
  409. Humidification.doc
  410. Hyperbaric Oxygen.doc
  411. Hypercalaemia.doc
  412. Hyperkalaemia Management.doc
  413. Hypernatraemia.doc
  414. Hyperosmotic Hyperglycaemic Syndrome.doc
  415. Hyperphosphataemia.doc
  416. Hypertension Post AAA Repair.doc
  417. Hypertension Post Cardiac Surgery.doc
  418. Hyperthermia.doc
  419. Hypertonic Saline.doc
  420. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.doc
  421. Hypocalaemia.doc
  422. Hypokalaemia.doc
  423. Hypokalaemic Periodic Paralysis.doc
  424. Hyponatraemia.doc
  425. Hypophosphataemia.doc
  426. Hypotension Post Cardiac Surgery.doc
  427. Hypothermia Post Cardiac Surgery.doc
  428. Hypothermia and Paediatrics.doc
  429. Hypothermia.doc
  430. Hypovolaemia.doc
  431. Hypoxaemia Post Cardiac Surgery.doc
  432. Hypoxaemia.doc
  433. Hypoxic Brain Injury.docx
  434. ICU Acquired Weakness.doc
  435. ICU after Cardiac Surgery.doc
  436. IHD vs CRRT vs SLED.doc
  437. IIIrd Cranial Nerve Lesions.doc
  438. ILCOR Guidelines Changes (2010).doc
  439. Ideal Helicopter Ventilator.doc
  440. Ileus.doc
  441. Illness Severity Scoring Systems.doc
  442. Imipenem.docx
  443. Immunomodulatory Agents in Sepsis.doc
  444. Immunonutrition.doc
  445. Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators.doc
  446. Improving Oxygenation in ARDS.doc
  447. Incidence and Prevalence.doc
  448. Increased Intra-cranial Pressure and TBI.doc
  449. Indications for Adult Cardiac Surgery.doc
  450. Indications for CRRT in the Critically Ill.doc
  451. Indications for Extracorporeal Therapies.doc
  452. Indications, timing and patient selection for RRT.doc
  453. Indirect Calorimetry.doc
  454. Infectious Diseases - Journal Summaries.doc
  455. Infective Endocarditis.doc
  456. Influenzae.doc
  457. Inhalational Injury.doc
  458. Inhaled Foreign Body.doc
  459. Initial Trauma Assessment.doc
  460. Injuries in Multi-trauma.doc
  461. Intention to treat analysis.doc
  462. Intercostal Drain Insertion.doc
  463. Interventional Radiology and the Critically Unwell.doc
  464. Intolerance to Enteral Nutrition.doc
  465. Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP).doc
  466. Intracardiac Masses.doc
  467. Intracerebral Haemorrhage.doc
  468. Intracranial Hypertension Signs.doc
  469. Intraosseous needle insertion.doc
  470. Intravenous Immunoglobulin.doc
  471. Intrinsic PEEP.doc
  472. Intubation and Mechanical Ventilation.doc
  473. Iron Overdose.doc
  474. Isolated elevated APTT.doc
  475. Isolation in ICU.doc
  476. Ix - .doc
  477. Ix - Abdominal Ultrasound.doc
  478. Ix - Ascitic Fluid.doc
  479. Jaundice.doc
  480. Jelly Fish.doc
  481. Joint Fluid.doc
  482. Journal Summaries.doc
  483. Jugular Bulb Oxygen Saturation.doc
  484. Junctional Ectopic Tachycardia.doc
  485. Ketamine.doc
  486. Ketoacidosis.doc
  487. LA Toxicity.doc
  488. Lactate Acidosis.doc
  489. Lactate Clearance vs ScVO2 Monitoring in Severe Sepsis.doc
  490. Lactate.doc
  491. Lactic Acidosis Evaluation.doc
  492. Left Subclavian Vein Anatomy.doc
  493. Left Ventricular Function and Haemodynamic Assessment.doc
  494. Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction.doc
  495. Leptospiriosis.doc
  496. Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists.doc
  497. Levels and Grades of Evidence.doc
  498. Levosimendan vs Dobutamine.doc
  499. Levosimendan.doc
  500. Lignocaine.doc
  501. Limitations of CT Scanning and TBI.doc
  502. Linear Regression.doc
  503. Linezolid.doc
  504. Listeria Monocytogenes.doc
  505. Lithium Poisoning.doc
  506. Lithium.doc
  507. Liver Failure Definitions.doc
  508. Liver Failure.doc
  509. Liver Transplant.doc
  510. Location and Disease.doc
  511. Logistic Regression Analysis.doc
  512. Long QT Syndrome.doc
  513. Low Molecular Weight Heparin.doc
  514. Lown-Ganong-Levine Syndrome.doc
  515. Lung Abscess.doc
  516. Lung Reduction Surgery.doc
  517. Lung Transplant.doc
  518. Lupus Anticoagulants.doc
  519. MIC - Minimum Inhibitory Concentration.doc
  520. MRI Head.doc
  521. MRI and Critically Ill Patients.doc
  522. Magnesium.doc
  523. Malaria.doc
  524. Malignant Hyperthermia.doc
  525. Management of Cardiac Arrest after Cardiac Surgery.docx
  526. Management of a Junior Trainee's Medical Error.doc
  527. Mannitol.doc
  528. Marfan's Syndrome.doc
  529. Massive Abdominal Distension.doc
  530. Massive Blood Loss.docx
  531. McCoy Laryngoscope Blade.doc
  532. Measures of Central Tendency.doc
  533. Measures of Variability.doc
  534. Mechanical Support.doc
  535. Meconium Aspiration.doc
  536. Medical Management of Potential Donors.doc
  537. Medication Administration and Cardiac Arrest.doc
  538. Medication Error.doc
  539. Medicine.doc
  540. Melioidosis.doc
  541. Meningococcal Disease.doc
  542. Meropenem.doc
  543. Mesenteric Ischaemia.doc
  544. Meta-analyses.doc
  545. Metabolic Acidosis Evaluation.doc
  546. Metabolic Acidosis.doc
  547. Metabolic Alkalosis Evaluation.doc
  548. Metabolic Alkalosis.doc
  549. Metabolic Toxicity of Chemotheraputics.doc
  550. Metformin-related Lactic Acidosis.doc
  551. Methaemoglobinaemia.doc
  552. Methanol Intoxication.doc
  553. Methods to Estimate Fluid Balance.doc
  554. Methylene Blue.doc
  555. Micro-Organisms Overview Mindmap.doc
  556. Midazolam.doc
  557. Milrinone.doc
  558. Mitral Regurgitation.doc
  559. Mitral Stenosis.doc
  560. Mixed Venous Oxygen Saturation.doc
  561. Moderate Head Injury.doc
  562. Modes of Ventilation.doc
  563. Mono-amine Oxidase Inhibitors Poisoning.doc
  564. Morphine.doc
  565. Multi-Resistant Bacteria.doc
  566. Multi-organ Failure.doc
  567. Multi-resistant Bacteria Outbreak Management.doc
  568. Murmurs and Valve Lesions.doc
  569. Myasthenia Gravis.doc
  570. Mycoplasma pneumoniae.doc
  571. Myocardial Stunning.doc
  572. Myocarditis.doc
  573. Myopathy vs Neuropathy.doc
  574. Myotomes and Differentiating Nerve Lesions.doc
  575. Myxoedema Coma.doc
  576. N-acetylcysteine.doc
  577. NIV.doc
  578. NSAIDS Poisoning.doc
  579. NSAIDS.doc
  580. NaHCO3 use.doc
  581. Naloxone.doc
  582. Narrow Complex Tachycardia.doc
  583. Nasogastric Tube Insertion.doc
  584. Neck Stiffness.doc
  585. Necrotising Fasciitis.doc
  586. Needle Stick Injuries.doc
  587. Negative pressure pulmonary oedema.doc
  588. Neonatal Resuscitation.docx
  589. Neurogenic pulmonary oedema.doc
  590. Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome.doc
  591. Neurological Toxicity of Chemotheraputics.doc
  592. Neurology - Journal Summaries.doc
  593. Neuromuscular Blockade in ARDS.doc
  594. Neurosurgery - Journal Summaries.doc
  595. Neutropaenic Fever.doc
  596. Nitric Oxide.doc
  597. Nocardia.doc
  598. Non-Rebreathing or Partial Rebreathing Oxygen Mask.doc
  599. Non-invasive Blood Pressure.doc
  600. Noradrenaline.doc
  601. Normal Anion Gap Acidosis.doc
  602. Nosocomial Infections in ICU.doc
  603. Nosocomial Pneumonia.doc
  604. Nutritional Assessment in the Critically Ill.doc
  605. Obesity and Pharmacokinetics.doc
  606. Obesity.doc
  607. Observations Compatible and Incompatible with Brain Death.doc
  608. Obstetric and Gynaecology - Journal Summaries.doc
  609. Obstructive Sleep Apnoea.doc
  610. Octreotide.doc
  611. Odds ratio.doc
  612. Oesophageal Doppler.doc
  613. Oesophageal Perforation.doc
  614. Off Pump vs On Pump CABG.doc
  615. Oliguria and Anuria.doc
  616. Omeprazole.doc
  617. Oozing from a Venepuncture Site.doc
  618. Open Lung Biopsy.doc
  619. Opioid Overdose.doc
  620. Opioid Withdrawal.doc
  621. Organophosphate Poisoning.doc
  622. Osmolar Gap.doc
  623. Other Bacteria.doc
  624. Others.doc
  625. Outreach.doc
  626. Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome.doc
  627. Overdrive Pacing.doc
  628. Overview of Anti-microbials and Target Site of Activity.doc
  629. Oxy-Haemoglobin Dissociation Curve.doc
  630. Oxygen Cylinder Regulator.doc
  631. Oxygen Cylinder.doc
  632. Oxygen.doc
  633. PAC vs TOE in Shock.doc
  634. PEEP.doc
  635. PaO2-FiO2 Ratio.doc
  636. Pacemakers.doc
  637. Pacing Modes - Advantages and Disadvantages.doc
  638. Palliative Care.doc
  639. Pancreatitis - Journal Summaries.doc
  640. Pancreatitis.doc
  641. Pancytopaenia.doc
  642. Paracetamol Overdose (Acute).doc
  643. Paracetamol.doc
  644. Paraquat Poisoning.doc
  645. Parasites.doc
  646. Passy Muir Valve.doc
  647. Pathophysiology.doc
  648. Patient-Ventilator Dys-synchrony.doc
  649. Pecutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy.doc
  650. Pelvic Fracture Management.doc
  651. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease.doc
  652. Percutaneous Tracheostomy Anatomy.doc
  653. Percutaneous Tracheostomy.doc
  654. Percutaneous Valve Replacement - Journal Summaries.doc
  655. Percutaneous vs Surgical Tracheostomy.doc
  656. Pericardial Disease.doc
  657. Pericardial Effusion + Tamponade.doc
  658. Pericardiocentesis.doc
  659. Pericarditis.doc
  660. Peripartum Cardiomyopathy.doc
  661. Persistant Tonic Conjugate Eye Deviation.doc
  662. Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension in the Newborn.doc
  663. Phaeochromocytoma.doc
  664. Phenylephrine.doc
  665. Phrenic Nerve Palsy Post Cardiac Surgery.doc
  666. Physiological Changes that take place at birth.doc
  667. Physiology of Normal Pregnancy.doc
  668. Physostigmine.doc
  669. PiCCO.doc
  670. Pitt Speaking Tube.doc
  671. Platelet Function Assays.doc
  672. Plegmasia Cerulea Dolens.doc
  673. Pleural Effusion.doc
  674. Pneumocystis Jiroveci.doc
  675. Pneumonia in Pregnancy.doc
  676. Pneumonia in the Heart-Lung Transplant Patient.doc
  677. Pneumonia in the Immunocompromised.doc
  678. Pneumothorax.doc
  679. Polycythaemia.doc
  680. Polyuria and Traumatic Brain Injury.doc
  681. Polyuria.doc
  682. Poor Nutrition in ICU.doc
  683. Porphyria.docx
  684. Portal Hypertension Signs.doc
  685. Portal Hypertension.doc
  686. Portopulmonary Syndrome.doc
  687. Post Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Care.doc
  688. Post Cardiac Surgical Patient.doc
  689. Post Operative Confusion.doc
  690. Post-Discharge Patient Issues.doc
  691. Post-Pericardotomy Syndrome.doc
  692. Post-extubation Stridor.doc
  693. Post-hemi-hepatectomy Care.doc
  694. Post-splenectomy Care.doc
  695. Power and the calculation of Sample Size.doc
  696. Pre-eclampsia.doc
  697. Pre-excitation Syndromes.doc
  698. Pregnancy and Intensive Care.doc
  699. Preload.doc
  700. Pressure Areas.doc
  701. Pressure Monitoring Definitions.doc
  702. Pressure vs Time Graph.doc
  703. Pressure vs Volume Loop.doc
  704. Prevention of Clotting in a CRRT Circuit.doc
  705. Principles in Fluid Management and CRRT.doc
  706. Problems in the Diagnosis of Sepsis.doc
  707. Procalcitonin.doc
  708. Profound Weakness in the Critically Ill.doc
  709. Prognosis post Cardiac Arrest.doc
  710. Prognostication in Traumatic Brain Injury.doc
  711. Prokinetics.doc
  712. Prone Position and MV.doc
  713. Propofol + Propofol Infusion Syndrome.doc
  714. Propofol - advantages & disadvantages.doc
  715. Prostacyclin or Epoprostenol.doc
  716. Protamine.doc
  717. Prothrombin X.doc
  718. Protozoan.doc
  719. Pseudomembranous Colitis.doc
  720. Pulmonary Artery Catheter - Journal Summaries.doc
  721. Pulmonary Artery Catheters.doc
  722. Pulmonary Embolism.doc
  723. Pulmonary Hypertension.doc
  724. Pulmonary Mechanics.doc
  725. Pulmonary Toxicity of Chemotheraputics.doc
  726. Pulse Oximeter.doc
  727. Pulsus Alternans.doc
  728. Pupillary Abnormalities.doc
  729. Pupillary Signs in Head Injury.doc
  730. Purpura Fulminans.doc
  731. Pyloric Stenosis.doc
  732. Pyroglutamic Acidosis.doc
  733. Q Fever.doc
  734. Qualitative Data Types and Tests.doc
  735. Quantitative Data Types and Tests.doc
  736. RIC Line.doc
  737. RSI in a Child.doc
  738. Radiology Station.doc
  739. Randomisation.doc
  740. Ranitidine.doc
  741. Recruitment Manoeuvres in ARDS.doc
  742. Rectal Examination.doc
  743. Refeeding Syndrome.doc
  744. Refractory Shock in Trauma.doc
  745. Regional Anaesthesia in the Critically Unwell.doc
  746. Regional Citrate Anticoagulation.doc
  747. Regulator for Medical Suction Outlet.doc
  748. Renal - Journal Summaries.doc
  749. Renal Disease Biomarkers.doc
  750. Renal Injury Grading.doc
  751. Renal Replacement Prescription.doc
  752. Renal Transplant Patient.docx
  753. Renal Tubular Acidosis.doc
  754. Renal and Urological Toxicity of Chemotheraputics.doc
  755. Respiratory - Journal Summaries.doc
  756. Respiratory Acidosis.doc
  757. Respiratory Alkalosis.doc
  758. Respiratory Compensation in Metabolic Disorders.doc
  759. Respiratory failure.doc
  760. Resuscitation - Journal Summaries.doc
  761. Resuscitation of Newborn.doc
  762. Resuscitative Thoracotomy.doc
  763. Rhabdomyolysis.doc
  764. Rheumatoid Arthritis.doc
  765. Rhinocerebral Murcomycosis.doc
  766. Rib Fracture Analgesia - Thoracic Epidural vs Opioids.doc
  767. Rifampicin.doc
  768. Right Ventricular Failure.doc
  769. Right Ventricular Function and Haemodynamic Assessment.doc
  770. Risk and Numbers Needed to Treat.doc
  771. SARS.doc
  772. SIADH.doc
  773. Salicylate Poisoning.doc
  774. Scleroderma.doc
  775. ScvO2.doc
  776. Sedation in ICU.doc
  777. Sedatives.doc
  778. Selective Digestive Decontamination.doc
  779. Selective Lung Ventilation.doc
  780. Senkstaken-Blackmore and Minnesota Tubes.doc
  781. Sepsis - Journal Summaries.doc
  782. Sepsis Biomarkers.doc
  783. Sepsis and Obstetrics.doc
  784. Serious Generalised Skin Disorders.doc
  785. Serotonergic Syndromes.doc
  786. Serotonin Syndrome.doc
  787. Serum Ammonia.doc
  788. Setting Up a Ventilator.doc
  789. Severe Heart Failure Management.doc
  790. Shock.doc
  791. Shunts.doc
  792. Sildenafil.doc
  793. Simple Patient Outcome Scores.doc
  794. Site of Temperature Measurement in the Critically Unwell.doc
  795. Sleep and ICU.doc
  796. Snakes.doc
  797. Sodium Channel Blocker Overdose.doc
  798. Sodium Nitroprusside.doc
  799. Sodium Valproate Overdose.doc
  800. Sodium Valproate.doc
  801. Sotalol.doc
  802. Specific Infections & Causative Organisms.doc
  803. Spiders.doc
  804. Spinal Cord Anatomy and Syndromes.doc
  805. Spinal Cord Lesions.doc
  806. Spinal Imaging.doc
  807. Spirometry.doc
  808. Spironolactone.doc
  809. Splenic Injury Grading.doc
  810. Splenomegaly.doc
  811. Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis.doc
  812. Standardised Mortality Ratio.doc
  813. Staphylococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome.doc
  814. Staphylococcus Aureus and Resistance.doc
  815. Starvation Response.doc
  816. Status Asthmaticus and Pregnancy.doc
  817. Status Epilepticus.doc
  818. Steroid Conversion.docx
  819. Steroids and Septic Shock - Journal Summaries.doc
  820. Stevens Johnson Syndrome.doc
  821. Storage Lesion.doc
  822. Stress Induced Hyperglycaemia.doc
  823. Stridor.docx
  824. Strong Ion Difference.doc
  825. Sub-arachnoid Haemorrhage.doc
  826. Substrate Metabolism - Rest vs Stress.doc
  827. Sucralfate.doc
  828. Superior Vena Caval Obstruction.doc
  829. Supra-physiological Oxygenation - Journal Summaries.doc
  830. Surgery.doc
  831. Surgical Emphysema.doc
  832. Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines - 2008.doc
  833. SvO2 vs ScvO2.doc
  834. SvO2.doc
  835. Swallowing.doc
  836. Sympatholytics.doc
  837. Sympathomimetics.doc
  838. Systemic Lupus Erythematous.doc
  839. Systolic Pressure Variation.doc
  840. TEG.doc
  841. TPN in ICU.doc
  842. TRALI.doc
  843. TURP Syndrome.doc
  844. Table Comparing RRT Types.doc
  845. Tazocin.docx
  846. Temperature and Traumatic Brain Injury.doc
  847. Temporary Epicardial Cardiac Pacing.doc
  848. Temporary Pacemaker Problems.doc
  849. Temporary Pacemaker Troubleshooting.doc
  850. Temporary Transvenous Cardiac Pacing.doc
  851. Tenecteplase (TNK-tPA).doc
  852. Terlipressin.doc
  853. Terminology and Nomenclature and RRT.doc
  854. Testing Gas Supply and Suction.doc
  855. Tetanus.doc
  856. Tetralogy of Fallot Signs.doc
  857. Tetralogy of Fallot.doc
  858. The Cardiac Arrest Survivor.doc
  859. The Child Trauma Patient.doc
  860. The Elderly and Critical Care.doc
  861. The End-of-Life Care Family Meeting.doc
  862. The First 4 hours with the Unwell Child.doc
  863. The Fluid Challenge.doc
  864. The Ideal Transport Monitor.doc
  865. The LMA in the Critically Ill Patient.doc
  866. The Long Term ICU Patient.doc
  867. The Long-Stay Patient.doc
  868. The Lund Theory of TBI Management.doc
  869. The Medical Emergency Team.doc
  870. The Obstetric Patient.doc
  871. The Patient who has had a Subarachnoid Haemorrhage.doc
  872. The Patient who has had an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair.doc
  873. The Patient with Burns.doc
  874. The Patient with a Head Injury.doc
  875. The Patient with a Spinal Injury.doc
  876. The Patient with an Intra-Abdominal Catastrophe.doc
  877. The Randomized Control Trial.doc
  878. The Routine Daily CXR.doc
  879. The Septic Child.doc
  880. The Transplant Patient.doc
  881. The Trauma Child.docx
  882. Theophylline and other Methylxanthines.doc
  883. Theophylline.doc
  884. Therapeutic Hypothermia.doc
  885. Thiamine Deficiency.doc
  886. Thiopentone.doc
  887. Thoracic Trauma.doc
  888. Thrombocytopaenic Thrombotic Purpura.doc
  889. Thrombophillia Screen.doc
  890. Thyroid Storm.doc
  891. Ticlopidine.doc
  892. Tirofiban.doc
  893. Tissue Donation.doc
  894. Tissue Oxygenation Assessment.doc
  895. Toxicology - Journal Summaries.doc
  896. Toxoplasma infection.doc
  897. Tracheostomy - Journal Summaries.doc
  898. Tracheostomy - advantages and disadvantages.doc
  899. Tracheostomy Insertion Techniques.doc
  900. Tramadol.doc
  901. Tranexamic Acid.doc
  902. Transcranial Doppler.docx
  903. Transcutaneous Pacing.doc
  904. Transferring the Critically Unwell.doc
  905. Transjugular Intrahepatic Porto-systemic Shunt Procedure.doc
  906. Transoesophageal ECHO.doc
  907. Transporting the Critically Unwell Patient.doc
  908. Transthoracic Echocardiography.doc
  909. Transverse Myelitis.doc
  910. Trauma - Journal Summaries.doc
  911. Trauma and Obstetrics.doc
  912. Trauma to Neck.doc
  913. Traumatic Brain Injury - Journal Summaries.doc
  914. Traumatic Brain Injury.doc
  915. Tricyclic Anti-depressant Overdose.doc
  916. Troponin in Critical Illness.doc
  917. Troponin.doc
  918. Troubleshooting RRT.doc
  919. Tuberculosis.doc
  920. Tumour Lysis Syndrome.doc
  921. Types of Studies.doc
  922. Ultrasound in Critical Care.doc
  923. Universal Precautions.doc
  924. Unresolved Septic Syndrome.doc
  925. Upper Airway Obstruction in a Child.doc
  926. Upper Airway Obstruction.doc
  927. Urea-Creatinne Ratio.doc
  928. Urinalysis.doc
  929. Urinary Anion Gap.doc
  930. Urinary Electrolytes.doc
  931. Urosepsis.doc
  932. VTE and Obstetrics.doc
  933. VTE.doc
  934. Vacuum Drain Bottle.doc
  935. Vagus Nerve - Functions.doc
  936. Vancomycin.doc
  937. Varicella Zoster Infection.doc
  938. Vascath into an Artery.doc
  939. Vascular Surgery - Journal Summaries.doc
  940. Vasoplegia Post CPB.doc
  941. Vasopressin.doc
  942. Venous Gas Embolism.doc
  943. Ventilation - Journal Summaries.docx
  944. Ventilator Acquired Pneumonia.doc
  945. Ventilator Waveform Analysis.doc
  946. Ventricular Assist Device.doc
  947. Ventricular Fibrillation.doc
  948. Ventricular Tachycardia.doc
  949. Ventriculitis.doc
  950. Vibrio infection.doc
  951. Viral Encephalitis.doc
  952. Viruses.doc
  953. Visual Field Lesions.doc
  954. Vital Signs.doc
  955. Volume vs Time Graph.doc
  956. Volutrauma.doc
  957. Von Willibrand's Disease.doc
  958. Warfarin.doc
  959. Waterborne Diseases.doc
  960. Weakness.doc
  961. Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation.doc
  962. Weaning from Ventilation.doc
  963. Wegeners Granulosmatosis and Microscopic Polyangiitis.doc
  964. Weights.doc
  965. Wellens Syndrome.doc
  966. Wernicke's Encephalopathy.doc
  967. Wet Circuit.doc
  968. Wheeze.doc
  969. Wide Complex Tachycardia.doc
  970. Wolf-Parkinson White Syndrome.doc
  971. _DISCLAIMER AND REFERENCES.pdf

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