Describe the anatomy of the orbit.
- Describe the technique for performing a peribulbar block.
You are shown a cross-section of the spinal cord and various ascending and descending tracts and asked to identify them.
- What constitutes the gray matter?
- You are shown pictures of ganglia and tracts coming out of the spinal cord and asked to name them.
3. History taking
Take a history from an ASA 1 patient presenting for a dental operation.
4. History taking
Take a history from a woman with a history of a "weak heart" in childhood.
Demonstrate the safe use of a defibrillator and the management of supraventricular tachycardia.
You are shown a picture of a temperature probe and asked questions about various methods of measuring temperature and their working principles.
Discuss the CM5 configuration and other ECG monitoring and diagnostic modes.
Check a circle system.
9. Simulator manikin
An intubated patient in the Accident and Emergency Department starts to desaturate. What would you do?
- Demonstrate how you would manage a tension pneumothorax.
10. Data interpretation
You are shown an image of a skull on a computer screen with a frontal fracture passing through the orbit.
- Would it affect his olfactory senses?
- Would he need prolonged ventilatory support?
You are shown a picture of an anaesthetised patient with unprotected eyes.
- What is the significance of this?
- How might the eyes be damaged?
Reassure a woman presenting for labour analgesia who is worried about postdural puncture headache after epidural.
How would you clinically assess the central venous pressure on a patient?
- You are asked questions about various components of the jugular venous pressure waveform.
14. Simulator manikin
Demonstrate insertion of a laryngeal mask airway (LMA) on a manikin.
- What are the contraindications for using the LM