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 Lifeinthefastlane.com’s Critical Care Compendium:

Q1.

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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Q2.

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

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Q3.

a)

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

b)

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

oxygen cylinders

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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:
https://intensiveblog.com/resources/#3

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