CICM First Part Exam Practice SAQs 20052016

Here are the practice questions from today’s written exam practice session led by Chris Nickson at The Alfred ICU, with recommended resources:


Define the term antidote and describe the different mechanisms by which antidotes exert their effects, giving an example of each.

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Regarding ethanol intoxication:

  1. describe how clinical features related to blood alcohol concentrations in acute intoxication (50%)
  2. describe the pharmacokinetics of ethanol (50%)

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  • Toxicology and Overdose

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