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CICM Exam Library 340

CICM SAQ 2010.1 Q6

Question 6. A 20 year old primi-gravida presents at 37 weeks gestation with jaundice, headache, blurred vision and hypertension (140/90mmHg). The antenatal period was otherwise unremarkable. She is febrile, drowsy, pale, icteric and has pedal oedema. The uterus is palpated…

CICM Exam Library 340

CICM SAQ 2010.1 Q5

Question With respect to pathological conditions of the spinal cord, list 2 causes of and the clinical findings for each of the following syndromes: Complete cord transection Cord hemisection Central cord syndrome Anterior cord syndrome (anterior spinal artery syndrome) Cauda…

CICM Exam Library 340

CICM SAQ 2015.2 Q29

Question You are the Intensivist looking after a 30-year-old male, with no significant past medical history, who has been in the Intensive Care Unit for eight days with severe community acquired pneumonia and septic shock. Although there are no overt…

CICM Exam Library 340

CICM SAQ 2015.2 Q27

A 60-year old male with no significant past medical history has been treated in your ICU for 21 days for severe staphylococcal sepsis and multi-organ failure, for which he is receiving linezolid.
CICM Exam Library 340

CICM SAQ 2015.2 Q25

You are called to assist with a 12-year-old child, brought in to the Emergency Department unconscious, following near drowning at a local beach. Outline your immediate management.
CICM Exam Library 340

CICM SAQ 2010.1 Q18

Questions 18. A previously fit and well 24 year old man sustained an isolated C5-C6 spinal injury following a diving accident resulting in a tetraplegia. The spinal fracture was surgically fixed the following day and the patient was extubated on…

CICM Exam Library 340

CICM SAQ 2015.1 Q10

Question A two-week-old baby is brought to your general ICU in extremis pending transfer to a paediatric centre. Born at term, she had been discharged well on day 5 of life. For three days she has had progressive tachypnoea, lethargy…

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CICM SAQ 2010.1 Q13

Questions 13.1. Apart from vancomycin, list three antibiotics that have activity against hospital acquired methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). 13.2 List an example of each of the three main classes of systemic antifungal agents. 13.3. Briefly outline the dosing adjustment…