CICM Second Part Exam Practice SAQs 30012020

As prepared by Chris Nickson, here are the practice written questions from a recent CICM Second Part exam practice session at The Alfred ICU, with recommended reading from Critical Care Compendium and other FOAM sources:


Critically evaluate the role of proton pump inhibitors for stress ulcer prophylaxis in the ICU. (100%)

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PEPTIC trial:


Discuss the role of the cardiac catheterisation laboratory (cath lab) in the management of patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OOHCA).

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AHA Statement (2019):


Critically evaluate hydrocortisone-ascorbate-thiamine (HAT) therapy for the treatment of sepsis.

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