CICM Second Part Exam Practice SAQs 31052017

As prepared by Trent Hartshorne, here are the practice written questions from a recent CICM Second Part exam practice session at The Alfred ICU, with recommended reading from Lifeinthefastlane.com’s Critical Care Compendium and other FOAM sources:

Q1.

a) What are the hemodynamic implications of managing a patient with severe ARDS?

b) How can these be minimised?

Q2.

Outline your approach to the management of massive haemoptysis.

Learn more here:

Haemoptysis

Q3.

a) What are the echo features of severe aortic stenosis?

b) What are the types of severe aortic stenosis?

c) What are the limitations/difficulties of severity assessment on echo specific to ICU patients?

Learn more here:

Aortic Stenosis Echocardiography


You can access all the previous practice questions since 2014 here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_Ta8IvVaVtc5Il7-kJwj6qKGu54OmifJGRUWCXud8dY/edit
See this link on INTENSIVE for exam resources:
http://intensiveblog.com/resources/#3

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