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CICM Exam Library 340

CICM SAQ 2010.2 Q17

For each of the microbes listed below; list the most appropriate antibiotic(s) of choice for treatment of infection resulting from these organism.
CICM Exam Library 340

CICM SAQ 2010.1 Q22

Questions 22.1. What piece of equipment is shown below? Outline the principle of operation of this equipment. 22.2. The following image shows the connector and a regulator for a Medical Wall Suction outlet. (a) What design features of the above…

CICM Exam Library 340

CICM SAQ 2015.1 Q2

Question List the complications and their likely underlying mechanisms specifically related to cardiopulmonary bypass that may be seen in the ICU following cardiac surgery. Answer Pass rate: 63% Highest mark: 8.8 Additional comments: Candidates who failed did not address complications…

CICM Exam Library 340

CICM SAQ 2015.1 Q4

Question The following list refers to classes of oral anticoagulation regimens for use in chronic atrial fibrillation: i. Antiplatelet agents ii. Vitamin K antagonists iii. Antithrombin agents iv. Anti Xa agents a)  Give an example of a drug for each…

CICM Exam Library 340

CICM SAQ 2013.2 Q13

Questions 13.1 A 52-year-old female was admitted the previous night with an altered level of consciousness  that improved rapidly with administration of glucose. She is referred to ICU the next day with confusion, ataxia and a worsening level of consciousness.…

CICM Exam Library 340

CICM SAQ 2015.2 Q24

Question As part of a nationwide quality improvement program, the standardised mortality ratio (SMR) of your Intensive Care Unit was compared to other similar Intensive Care Units using a funnel plot. You are ICU “A” (filled red dot) a) What…

CICM Exam Library 340

CICM SAQ 2015.2 Q16

You have been asked to assess a previously healthy 32-year-male who has presented following a high- speed motorbike accident. He has a Glasgow Coma Score of 15, a distended abdomen and a bleeding left leg wound.
CICM Exam Library 340

CICM SAQ 2015.2 Q15

Describe the ultrasound features that help differentiate the internal jugular vein and the carotid artery? List the complications of central line insertion.
CICM Exam Library 340

CICM SAQ 2015.2 Q13

Outline the key issues in the post-operative management of a super-obese (BMI 59) patient with type 2 diabetes following sleeve gastrectomy.
CICM Exam Library 340

CICM SAQ 2015.2 Q10

Outline how the pathophysiological changes in septic shock affect the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of commonly used antimicrobials.
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CICM SAQ 2015.2 Q12

Outline the strengths and limitations of the current Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines, using examples to illustrate your points.
CICM Exam Library 340

CICM SAQ 2015.2 Q9

A 42-year-old male is admitted to ICU following a cadaveric orthotopic liver transplant for end-stage liver disease secondary to alcohol-induced cirrhosis.