CICM Second Part Exam Practice SAQs 31052017

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


a) What are the hemodynamic implications of managing a patient with severe ARDS?

b) How can these be minimised?


Outline your approach to the management of massive haemoptysis.

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a) What are the echo features of severe aortic stenosis?

b) What are the types of severe aortic stenosis?

c) What are the limitations/difficulties of severity assessment on echo specific to ICU patients?

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