|1. Data interpretation
A diabetic patient on an insulin infusion is hypoglycaemic and unresponsive postoperatively. How would you manage this?
2. History taking
A 25-year-old with leukaemia is about to have a Hickman line inserted under general anaesthesia.
Describe the anatomy of the orbit and explain how you would perform a periorbital block.
You are shown a negative skewed distribution ad asked 10 true/false questions.
Demonstrate how you perform a right internal jugular vein cannulation.
Check an epidural kit.
Discuss the risks of ulnar nerve palsies from positioning. How would you examine for this clinically?
- How would you check for radial nerve palsies?
- How would you check for circumflex nerve palsies?
Explain the reasons for a cancelled surgery to an angry patient.
Discuss the relative merits of a disposable Macintosh blade versus a fibreoptic laryngoscope.
10. Simulator manikin
Demonstrate how you would treat rising intracerebral pressure.
You are asked to identify a cutaneous temperature probe. Draw thermistor and resistor graphs.
Discuss the anatomy of the neck.
13. History taking
A patient presents for right hemicolectomy with a history of ischaemic heart disease and shortness of breath on exertion.
You are asked to interpret a pulmonary angiogram.
You are asked to carry out a cardiovascular examination.
You are asked to resuscitate a patient with supraventricular tachycardia.
You are asked to carry out an end-tidal gas analysis.
- Discuss the process for checking a unit of blood.
- What are the hazards of transfusion?