CICM Second Part Exam Practice SAQs 26102016

As prepared by Chris Nickson, here are the practice questions from today’s written exam practice session at The Alfred ICU, with recommended reading from Lifeinthefastlane.com’s Critical Care Compendium and other FOAM sources:

Q1.

Critically evaluate the use of IVC filters for VTE prophylaxis

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IVC Filter

Q2. 

List the features on ultrasonography which are consistent with each of the following diagnoses (include relevant positive and negative findings):

  1. pneumothorax
  2. myocardial infarction
  3. cardiac tamponade>
  4. aortic dissection

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Pneumothorax Ultrasound

Acute Myocardial Infarction Echocardiography

Pericardial Effusion / Tamponade Echocardiography

Aortic Dissection Echocardiography

Q3.

A 40 year-old morbidly obese man has sustained multiple traumatic injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident.

  1. List 4 differences in the pattern of blunt traumatic injury in the morbidly obese, compared to the non-obese? (20%)
  2. Outline the effects of morbid obesity on the assessment and management of multi-trauma (80%)

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Obesity and Trauma

You can access all the previous practice questions since 2014 here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_Ta8IvVaVtc5Il7-kJwj6qKGu54OmifJGRUWCXud8dY/edit
See this link on INTENSIVE for exam resources:
http://intensiveblog.com/resources/#3

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