CICM First Part Exam Practice SAQs 23112015

Here are the practice questions from today’s written exam practice session led by Tim Byrne at The Alfred ICU, with recommended reading from Lifeinthefastlane.com’s Critical Care Compendium and ICUPrimaryPrep:

Q1.

Define shunt and venous admixture (4 marks)

Discuss how different forms of shunt and VQ mismatch can contribute to hypoxaemia, including use of the shunt equation (6 marks)

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You can access all the previous practice questions since 2015 here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1r8JTbV6lEzMg7I0R5fCwPMaIY3elNobgcQy-bCt7F4M/edit?usp=sharing
See this link on INTENSIVE for exam resources:
https://intensiveblog.com/resources/#3

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