|Describe the immediate resuscitation of a patient admitted to A&E following a fall from a 20 ft ladder.
What forms of ventilatory support are used for patients undergoing mechanical ventilation?
What methods of sedation of patients undergoing mechanical ventilation are available in the intensive care unit (ICU)?
What factors affect the ablility to wean patients from mechanical ventilation?
Describe the criteria and methods to wean such patients from mechanical support.
Discuss the diagnosis for brain death.
Discuss the management of a patient admitted to the ICU with: acute severe asthma; severe burns; septicaemia; Guillain Barre.
Discuss the differential diagnosis of stridor in a 3-year-old child.
What information can be measured or derived from a successfully placed multilumen PA catheter?
Describe the alternatives to donor blood transfusion.
What pathophysiological processes are involved in patients who develop acute respiratory distress syndrome?