|What is meant by 'oxygen flux'? What factors affect it and what therapeutic measures increase it?
What are the adverse effects of intermittent positive pressure ventilation? How would you minimise them?
Describe the endocrine and metabolic responses to major surgery. How does anaesthesia affect them?
What is physiological dead space? What factors affect it?
What mechanisms are involved in anaphylactic reactions? How would you manage a patient showing signs of such a reaction?
How does the physiology of children aged 1 year differ from that of adults?
What factors affect cerebral blood flow? Briefly state their importance in relation to anaesthesia within 12 hours of head injury.
Describe the physiological effects of hypercarbia.
Describe the conducting system of the heart. How may abnormalities of cardiac conduction be revealed by the electrocardiogram?
What are the causes and effects of hypothermia?