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Section 1: ICU Organisation and Management: The Intensive Care Unit
Part 1.1: The Intensive Care Unit
1: Design of the ICU
2: Staffing models in the ICU
3: Rapid response teams for the critically ill
4: In-hospital transfer of the critically ill
5: Pre- and inter-hospital transfer of the critically ill and injured
6: Regional critical care delivery systems
7: Integration of information technology in the ICU
8: Multiple casualties and disaster response in critical care
9: Management of pandemic critical illness
Part 1.2: Communication
10: Effective teamwork in the ICU
11: Communication with patients and families in the ICU
12: Telemedicine in critical care
Part 1.3: Training
13: Clinical skills in critical care
14: Simulation training for critical care
15: Leadership skills in the ICU
Part 1.4: Safety and Quality
16: Patient safety in the ICU
17: Policies, bundles and protocols in critical care
18: Managing biohazards and environmental safety
19: Managing ICU staff welfare, morale and burnout
Part 1.5: Governance
20: ICU admission and discharge criteria
21: Resource management and budgeting in critical care
22: Costs and cost-effectiveness in critical care
Part 1.6: Research
23: Evidence-based practice in critical care
24: Research ethics in the ICU
Part 1.7: Medico-legal and ethical issues
25: Informed consent in the ICU
26: Patient rights in the ICU
27: Medico-legal liability in critical care
Part 1.8: Critical Illness Risk Prediction
28: The role and limitations of scoring systems
29: Severity of illness scoring systems
30: Organ failure scoring
31: Genetic and molecular expression patterns in critical illness
Section 2: Pharmacotherapeutics
Part 2.1: Respiratory drugs
32: Oxygen in critical illness
33: Bronchodilators in critical illness
34: Vasopressors in critical illness
35: Vasodilators in critical illness
36: Inotropic agents in critical illness
37: Anti-anginal agents in critical illness
38: Anti-arrhythmics in critical illness
39: Pulmonary vasodilators in critical illness
Part 2.3: Gastrointestinal drugs
40: Gastrointestinal motility drugs in critical illness
41: Stress ulcer prophylaxis and treatment drugs in critical illness
Part 2.4: Nervous system drugs
42: Sedatives and anti-anxiety agents in critical illness
43: Analgesics in critical illness
44: Antidepressants in critical illness
45: Antiseizure agents in critical illness
46: Inhalational anaesthetic agents in critical illness
47: Muscle relaxants in critical illness
48: Neuroprotective agents in critical illness
Part 2.5: Hormonal drugs
49: Hormone therapies in critical illness
50: Insulin and oral anti-hyperglycaemic agents in critical illness
Part 2.6: Haematological drugs
51: Anticoagulants and antithrombotics in critical illness
52: Haemostatic agents in critical illness
Part 2.7: Antimicrobial and immunological drugs
53: Antimicrobial drugs in critical illness
54: Steroids in critical illness
55: Immunotherapy in critical illness
Part 2.8: Fluids and diuretics
56: Colloids in critical illness
57: Crystalloids in critical illness
58: Diuretics in critical illness
Section 3: Resuscitation
Part 3.1: Respiratory management
59: Airway management in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
60: Artificial ventilation in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Part 3.2: Circulatory management
61: Pathophysiology and causes of cardiac arrest
62: Cardiac massage and blood flow management during cardiac arrest
63: Defibrillation and pacing during cardiac arrest
64: Therapeutic strategies in managing cardiac arrest
65: Post-cardiac arrest arrhythmias
66: Management after resuscitation from cardiac arrest
67: Ethical and end-of-life issues after cardiac arrest
Part 3.3: Fluid Management
68: Physiology of body fluids
69: Choice of resuscitation fluid
70: Therapeutic goals of fluid resuscitation
Section 4: The Respiratory System
Part 4.1: Physiology
71: Normal physiology of the respiratory system
Part 4.2: Respiratory monitoring
72: Blood gas analysis in the critically ill
73: Pulse oximetry and capnography in the ICU
74: Respiratory system compliance and resistance in the critically ill
75: Gas exchange principles in the critically ill
76: Gas exchange assessment in the critically ill
77: Respiratory muscle function in the critically ill
78: Imaging the respiratory system in the critically ill
Part 4.3: Upper airway obstruction
79: Upper airway obstruction in the critically ill
Part 4.4: Airway access
80: Standard intubation in the ICU
81: The difficult intubation in the ICU
82: The surgical airway in the ICU
Part 4.5: Acute respiratory failure
83: Dyspnoea in the critically ill
84: Pulmonary mechanical dysfunction in the critically ill
85: Hypoxaemia in the critically ill
86: Hypercapnia in the critically ill
87: Cardiovascular interactions in respiratory failure
Part 4.6: Ventilatory support
88: Physiology of positive-pressure ventilation
89: Respiratory support with continuous positive airways pressure
90: Non-invasive positive-pressure ventilation
91: Indications for mechanical ventilation
92: Design and function of mechanical ventilators
93: Setting rate, volume, and time in ventilatory support
94: Respiratory support with positive end-expiratory pressure
95: Volume-controlled mechanical ventilation
96: Pressure-controlled mechanical ventilation
97: Pressure support ventilation
98: High-frequency ventilation and oscillation
99: Prone positioning in the ICU
100: Failure to ventilate in critical illness
101: Ventilator trauma in the critically ill
Part 4.7: Weaning ventilatory support
102: Assessment and technique of weaning
103: Weaning failure in critical illness
Part 4.8: Extracorporeal support
104: Extracorporeal respiratory and cardiac support techniques in the ICU
105: Treating respiratory failure with extracorporeal support in the ICU
Part 4.9: Aspiration and inhalation
106: Aspiration of gastric contents in the critically ill
107: Inhalation injury in the ICU
Part 4.10: Acute respiratory distress syndrome
108: Pathophysiology of acute respiratory distress syndrome
109: Therapeutic strategy in acute respiratory distress syndrome
Part 4.11: Airflow limitation
110: Pathophysiology and causes of airflow limitation
111: Therapeutic approach to bronchospasm and asthma
112: Therapeutic strategy in acute or chronic airflow limitation
Part 4.12: Respiratory acidosis and alkalosis
113: Pathophysiology and therapeutic strategy of respiratory acidosis
114: Pathophysiology and therapeutic strategy of respiratory alkalosis
Part 4.13: Pneumonia
115: Pathophysiology of pneumonia
116: Diagnosis and management of community-acquired pneumonia
117: Diagnosis and management of nosocomial pneumonia
118: Diagnosis and management of atypical pneumonia
Part 4.14: Atelectasis and sputum retention
119: Pathophysiology and prevention of sputum retention
120: Lung recruitment techniques in the ICU
121: Chest physiotherapy and tracheobronchial suction in the ICU
122: Toilet bronchoscopy in the ICU
Part 4.15: Pleural cavity disorders
123: Pathophysiology of pleural cavity disorders
124: Management of pneumothorax and bronchial fistulae
125: Management of pleural effusion and haemothorax
Part 4.16: Hemoptysis
126: Pathophysiology and causes of haemoptysis
127: Therapeutic approach in haemoptysis
Section 5: The Cardiovascular System
Part 5.1: Physiology
128: Normal physiology of the cardiovascular system
Part 5.2: Cardiovascular monitoring
129: ECG monitoring in the ICU
130: Arterial and venous cannulation in the ICU
131: Blood pressure monitoring in the ICU
132: Central venous pressure monitoring in the ICU
133: Pulmonary artery catheterization in the ICU
134: Mixed and central venous oxygen saturation monitoring in the ICU
135: Right ventricular function in the ICU
136: Cardiac output assessment in the ICU
137: Oxygen transport in the critically ill
138: Tissue perfusion monitoring in the ICU
139: Lactate monitoring in the ICU
140: Measurement of extravascular lung water in the ICU
141: Doppler echocardiography in the ICU
142: Monitoring the microcirculation in the ICU
143: Imaging the cardiovascular system in the ICU
Part 5.3: Acute chest pain and coronary syndromes
144: Causes and diagnosis of chest pain
145: Pathophysiology of coronary syndromes
146: Diagnosis and management of non-STEMI coronary syndromes
147: Diagnosis and management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction
Part 5.4: Aortic dissection
148: Pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of aortic dissection
Part 5.5: The hypotensive patient
149: Pathophysiology of shock
150: Diagnosis and management of shock in the ICU
Part 5.6: Cardiac failure
151: Pathophysiology and causes of cardiac failure
152: Therapeutic strategy in cardiac failure
153: Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation in the ICU
154: Ventricular assist devices in the ICU
Part 5.7: Tachyarrhythmias
155: Causes and diagnosis of tachyarrythmias
156: Therapeutic strategy in tachyarrhythmias
Part 5.8: Bradyarrhythmias
157: Causes, diagnosis and therapeutic strategy in bradyarrhythmias
Part 5.9: Valvular problems
158: Causes and diagnosis of valvular problems
159: Therapeutic strategy in valvular problems
Part 5.10: Endocarditis
160: Pathophysiology and causes of endocarditis
161: Prevention and treatment of endocarditis
Part 5.11: Severe hypertension
162: Pathophysiology and causes of severe hypertension
163: Management of severe hypertension in the ICU
Part 5.12: Severe capillary leak
164: Pathophysiology of severe capillary leak
165: Management of acute non-cardiogenic pulmonary oedema
Part 5.13: Pericardial tamponade
166: Pathophysiology and causes of pericardial tamponade
167: Management of pericardial tamponade
Part 5.14: Pulmonary hypertension
168: Pathophysiology and causes of pulmonary hypertension
169: Diagnosis and management of pulmonary hypertension
Part 5.15: Pulmonary embolus
170: Pathophysiology and causes of pulmonary embolus
171: Diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolus
Section 6: The Gastrointestinal System
Part 6.1: Physiology
172: Normal physiology of the gastrointestinal system
173: Normal physiology of the hepatic system
Part 6.2: Gastrointestinal monitoring
174: Imaging the abdomen in the critically ill
175: Hepatic function in the critically ill
Part 6.3: Gastrointestinal haemorrhage
176: Pathophysiology and causes of upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
177: Diagnosis and management of upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage in the critically ill
178: Diagnosis and management of variceal bleeding in the critically ill
179: Pathophysiology and causes of lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage
180: Diagnosis and management of lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage in the critically ill
Part 6.4: Disordered gastric motility
181: Vomiting and large nasogastric aspirates in the critically ill
182: Ileus and obstruction in the critically ill
183: Diarrhoea and constipation in the critically ill
Part 6.5: The acute abdomen in the ICU
184: Pathophysiology and management of raised intra-abdominal pressure in the critically ill
185: Perforated viscus in the critically ill
186: Ischaemic bowel in the critically ill
187: Intra-abdominal sepsis in the critically ill
188: Acute acalculous cholecystitis in the critically ill
189: Management of the open abdomen and abdominal fistulae in the critically ill
Part 6.6: Pancreatitis
190: Pathophysiology, diagnosis and assessment of acute pancreatitis
191: Management of acute pancreatitis in the critically ill
Part 6.7: Jaundice
192: Pathophysiology and causes of jaundice in the critically ill
193: Management of jaundice in the critically ill
Part 6.8: Acute hepatic failure
194: Pathophysiology and causes of acute hepatic failure
195: Diagnosis and assessment of acute hepatic failure in the critically ill
196: Management of acute hepatic failure in the critically ill
197: The effect of acute hepatic failure on drug handling in the critically ill
198: Extracorporeal liver support devices in the ICU
Part 6.9: Acute on chronic hepatic failure
199: 199: Pathophysiology, diagnosis, assessment of acute or chronic hepatic failure
200: Management of acute or chronic hepatic failure in the critically ill
Section 7: Nutrition
Part 7.1: Physiology
201: Normal physiology of nutrition
202: The metabolic and nutritional response to critical illness
Part 7.2: Nutritional failure
203: Pathophysiology of nutritional failure in the critically ill
204: Assessing nutritional status in the ICU
205: Indirect calorimetry in the ICU
206: Enteral nutrition in the ICU
207: Parenteral nutrition in the ICU
Section 8: The Renal System
Part 8.1: Physiology
208: Normal physiology of the renal system
Part 8.2: Renal monitoring and risk prediction
209: Monitoring renal function in the critically ill
210: Imaging the urinary tract in the critically ill
Part 8.3: Oliguria and acute kidney injury
211: Pathophysiology of oliguria and acute kidney injury
212: Diagnosis of oliguria and acute kidney injury
213: Management of oliguria and acute kidney injury in the critically ill
Part 8.4: Renal replacement techniques
214: Continuous haemofiltration techniques in the critically ill
215: Haemodialysis in the critically ill
216: Peritoneal dialysis in the critically ill
Part 8.5: Established renal failure
217: The effect of renal failure on drug handling in critical illness
218: The effect of chronic renal failure on critical illness
Section 9: The Neurological System
Part 9.1: Anatomy and physiology
219: Normal anatomy and physiology of the brain
220: Normal anatomy and physiology of the spinal cord and peripheral nerves
Part 9.2: Neurological monitoring
221: Electroencephalogram monitoring in the critically ill
222: Cerebral bloodflow and perfusion monitoring in the critically ill
223: Intracranial pressure monitoring in the ICU
224: Imaging the central nervous system in the critically ill
Part 9.3: Sleep disturbance
225: Pathophysiology and therapeutic strategy for sleep disturbance in the ICU
Part 9.4: Agitation, confusion and delirium
226: Causes and epidemiology of agitation, confusion and delirium in the ICU
227: Assessment and therapeutic strategy for agitation, confusion and delirium in the ICU
Part 9.5: The unconscious patient
228: Causes and diagnosis of unconsciousness
229: Management of unconsciousness in the ICU
230: Non-pharmacological neuroprotection in the ICU
Part 9.6: Seizures
231: Pathophysiology and causes of seizures
232: Assessment and management of seizures in the critically ill
Part 9.7: Intracranial hypertension
233: Causes and management of intracranial hypertension
Part 9.8: Stroke
234: Epidemiology of stroke
235: Diagnosis and assessment of stroke
236: Management of ischaemic stroke
237: Management of parenchymal haemorrhage
Part 9.9: Non-traumatic subarachnoid haemorrhage
238: Epidemiology, diagnosis, and assessment on non-traumatic subarachnoid haemorrhage
239: Management of non-traumatic subarachnoid haemorrhage in the critically ill
Part 9.10: Meningitis and encephalitis
240: Epidemiology, diagnosis and assessment of meningitis and encephalitis
241: Management of meningitis and encephalitis in the critically ill
Part 9.11: Non-traumatic spinal injury
242: Pathophysiology, causes, and management of non-traumatic spinal injury
Part 9.12: Neuromuscular syndromes
243: Epidemiology, diagnosis, and assessment of neuromuscular syndromes
244: Diagnosis, assessment, and management of myasthenia gravis and paramyasthenic syndromes
245: Diagnosis, assessment, and management of tetanus, rabies and botulism
246: Diagnosis, assessment, and management of Guillain-Barré syndrome
247: Diagnosis, assessment, and management of hyperthermic crises
248: Diagnosis, assessment, and management of ICU acquired weakness
Section 10: The Metabolic and Endocrine Systems
Part 10.1: Physiology
249: Normal physiology of the endocrine system
Part 10.2: Electrolyte disturbance
250: Disorders of sodium in the critically ill
251: Disorders of potassium in the critically ill
252: Disorders of magnesium in the critically ill
253: Disorders of calcium in the critically ill
254: Disorders of phosphate in the critically ill
Part 10.3: Metabolic acidosis and alkalosis
255: Pathophysiology and causes of metabolic acidosis in the critically ill
256: Management of metabolic acidosis in the critically ill
257: Pathophysiology, causes, and management of metabolic alkalosis in the critically ill
Part 10.4: Blood glucose control
258: Pathophysiology of glucose control
259: Glycaemic control in critical illness
260: Management of diabetic emergencies in the critically ill
Part 10.5: Endocrine disorders
261: Pathophysiology and management of adrenal disorders in the critically ill
262: Pathophysiology and management of pituitary disorders in the critically ill
263: Pathophysiology and management of thyroid disorders in the critically ill
264: Pathophysiology and management of functional endocrine tumours in the critically ill
Section 11: The Haematological System
Part 11.1: Laboratory monitoring
265: The blood cells and blood count
266: Coagulation monitoring
Part 11.2: Haematological therapies
267: Blood product therapy in the ICU
268: Apheresis in the ICU
Part 11.3: Disordered coagulation
269: Pathophysiology of disordered coagulation
270: Disseminated intravascular coagulation in the critically ill
271: Prevention and management of thrombosis in the critically ill
272: Thrombocytopenia in the critically ill
Part 11.4: Disorders of the blood cells
273: Pathophysiology and management of anaemia in the critically ill
274: Pathophysiology and management of neutropenia in the critically ill
275: Sickle crisis in the critically ill
Section 12: The Skin and Connective Tissue
Part 12.1: Skin and connective tissue disorders
276: Assessment and management of dermatological problems in the critically ill
277: Vasculitis in the critically ill
278: Rheumatoid arthritis in the critically ill
Part 12.2: Wound and pressure sore management
279: Principles and prevention of pressure sores in the ICU
280: Dressing techniques for wounds in the critically ill
Section 13: Infection
Part 13.1: Diagnosis and surveillance
281: Microbiological surveillance in the critically ill
282: Novel biomarkers of infection in the critically ill
Part 13.2: Nosocomial infection
283: Definition, epidemiology and general management of nosocomial infection
284: Healthcare worker screening for nosocomial pathogens
285: Environmental decontamination and isolation strategies in the ICU
286: Antimicrobial selection policies in the ICU
287: Oral, nasopharyngeal and gut decontamination in the ICU
288: Diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of device-related infection in the ICU
289: Antibiotic resistance in the ICU
Part 13.3: Infection in the immunocompromised
290: Drug-induced depression of immunity in the critically ill
291: HIV in the critically ill
Part 13.4: Tropical diseases
292: Diagnosis and management of malaria in the ICU
293: Diagnosis and management of viral haemorrhagic fevers in the ICU
294: Other tropical diseases in the ICU
Part 13.5: Sepsis
295: Assessment of sepsis in the critically ill
296: Management of sepsis in the critically ill
297: Pathophysiology of septic shock
298: Management of septic shock in the critically ill
Section 14: Inflammation
Part 14.1: Physiology
299: Innate immunity and the inflammatory cascade
Part 14.2: Organ-specific biomarkers
300: Brain injury biomarkers in the critically ill
301: Cardiac injury biomarkers in the critically ill
302: Renal injury biomarkers in the critically ill
Part 14.3: Host response
303: The host response to infection in the critically ill
304: The host response to trauma and burns in the critically ill
305: The host response to hypoxia in the critically ill
306: Host-pathogen interactions in the critically ill
307: Coagulation and the endothelium in acute injury in the critically ill
308: Ischemia-reperfusion injury in the critically ill
309: Repair and recovery mechanisms following critical illness
310: Neural and endocrine function in the immune response to critical illness
311: Adaptive immunity in critical illness
312: Immunomodulation strategies in the critically ill
313: Immunoparesis in the critically ill
Part 14.4: Anaphylaxis
314: Pathophysiology and management of anaphylaxis in the critically ill
Section 15: Poisoning
Part 15.1: Principles of management
315: Role of toxicology assessment in poisoning
316: Decontamination and enhanced elimination of poisons
Part 15.2: Management of specific poisons
317: Management of salicylate poisoning
318: Management of acetaminophen (paracetamol) poisonin
319: Management of opioid poisoning
320: Management of benzodiazepine poisoning
321: Management of tricyclic antidepressant poisoning
322: Management of amphetamine or ecstasy
323: Management of digoxin poisoning
324: Management of cocaine poisoning
325: Management of beta-blocker and calcium channel blocker poisoning
326: Management of cyanide poisoning
327: Management of alcohol poisoning
328: Management of carbon monoxide poisoning
329: Management of corrosive poisoning
330: Management of pesticide and agricultural chemical poisoning
331: Management of radiation poisoning
Section 16: Trauma
Part 16.1: Multiple trauma
332: A systematic approach to the injured patient
333: Pathophysiology and management of thoracic injury
334: Pathophysiology and management of abdominal injury
335: Management of vascular injuries
336: Management of limb and pelvic injuries
337: Assessment and management of fat embolism
338: Assessment and management of combat trauma
Part 16.2: Ballistic trauma
339: Pathophysiology of ballistic trauma
340: Assessment and management of ballistic trauma
Part 16.3: Traumatic brain injury
341: Epidemiology and pathophysiology of traumatic brain injury
342: Assessment of traumatic brain injury
343: Management of traumatic brain injury
Part 16.4 Spinal cord injury
344: Assessment and immediate management of spinal cord injury
345: Ongoing management of the tetraplegic patient in the ICU
Part 16.5: Burns
346: Pathophysiology and assessment of burns
347: Management of burns in the ICU
Section 17: Physical Disorders
Part 17.1: Drowning
348: Pathophysiology and management of drowning
Part 17.2: Electrocoution
349: Pathophysiology and management of electrocution
Part 17.3: Altitude- and depth-related disorders
350: Pathophysiology and management of altitude related disorders
351: Pathophysiology and management of depth related disorders
352: Pathophysiology and management of fever
353: Pathophysiology and management of hyperthermia
354: Pathophysiology and management of hypothermia
Part 17.4: Rhabdomyolysis
355: Pathophysiology and management of rhabdomyolysis
Section 18: Pain and Sedation
Part 18.1: Pain
356: Pathophysiology and assessment of pain
357: Pain management in the critically ill
Part 18.2: Sedation
358: Sedation assessment in the critically ill
359: Management of sedation in the critically ill
Section 19: General Surgical and Obstetric Intensive Care
Part 19.1: Optimisation strategies for the high-risk surgical patient
360: Identification of the high-risk surgical patient
361: Peri-operative optimisation of the high risk surgical patient
Part 19.2: General post-operative intensive care
362: Post-operative ventilatory dysfunction management in the ICU
363: Post-operative fluid and circulatory management in the ICU
364: Surgical enhanced recovery programmes in the ICU
Part 19.3: Obstetric intensive care
365: Obstetric physiology and special considerations in ICU
366: Pathophysiology and management of pre-eclampsia, eclampsia and HELLP syndrome
367: Pathophysiology and management of critical illness in pregnancy
Section 20: Specialized Intensive Care
Part 20.1: Specialized surgical intensive care
368: Intensive care management after cardiothoracic surgery
369: Intensive care management after neurosurgery
370: Intensive care management after vascular surgery
371: Intensive care management in hepatic and other abdominal organ transplantation
372: Intensive care management in cardiac transplantation
373: Intensive care management in lung transplantation
Part 20.2: Oncological intensive care
374: ICU selection and outcome of patients with haematologic malignancy
375: Management of the bone marrow transplant recipient in ICU
376: Management of oncological complications in the ICU
Section 21: Recovery From Critical Illness
Part 21.1: In hospital recovery from critical illness
377: Chronic critical illness
378: Promoting physical recovery in critical illness
379: Promoting renal recovery in critical illness
380: Recovering from critical illness in hospital
Part 21.2: Complications of critical illness
381: Physical consequences of critical illness
382: Neurocognitive impairment after critical illness
383: Affective and mood disorders after critical illness
Part 21.3: Out-of-hospital support after critical illness
384: Long-term weaning centres in critical care
385: The ICU survivor clinic
386: Rehabilitation from critical illness after hospital discharge
Section 22: End Of Life Care
Part 22.1: Withdrawing and withholding treatment
387: Ethical decision making in withdrawing and withholding treatment
388: Management of the dying patient
Part 22.2: Management of the potential organ donor
389: Beating heart organ donation
390: Non-beating heart organ donation
Part 22.3: Post-mortem diagnosis
391: Post-mortem examination in the ICU

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