CICM Second Part Exam Practice SAQs 10022016

Here are the practice questions from today’s written exam practice session at The Alfred ICU, with recommended reading from’s Critical Care Compendium:


A MET call on the ward is activated for an extremely agitated patient who is a danger to self and others. Compare and contrast the following agents for emergency sedation in this setting:

  • midazolam
  • haloperidol
  • olanzapine

(100% total)

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Critically evaluate the role of corticosteroids in the treatment of septic shock (100%)

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Outline the important safety features of the oxygen cylinder shown below on the left (50%)


List the advantages of the INHALO oxygen cylinder shown below on the right (50%)

oxygen cylinders

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