46 episodes

This podcast is about Intensive care pharmacology and physiology. This is created to prepare intensive care trainees for their primary CICM exams. However, it will be of benefit to anyone who works in intensive care and keen to acquire new knowledge or want to refresh their memory.

ICU Primary PrepCast Swapnil

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    • 4.9 • 32 Ratings

This podcast is about Intensive care pharmacology and physiology. This is created to prepare intensive care trainees for their primary CICM exams. However, it will be of benefit to anyone who works in intensive care and keen to acquire new knowledge or want to refresh their memory.

    #Epi 46 - ICU Primary - Bedside preparation Part 3

    #Epi 46 - ICU Primary - Bedside preparation Part 3

    In this episode, we discuss the modified Pomodoro technique for bedside Primary exam preparation. We examine the neurointensive care patient to discuss the anatomy of CSF production, Cerebral blood flow regulation and physics of ICP monitoring.

    • 23 min
    #Epi 45 - ICU Primary - Bedside preparation Part 2

    #Epi 45 - ICU Primary - Bedside preparation Part 2

    In this episode, we discuss the modified Pomodoro technique to help Primary candidates prepare for their exams during daily bedside ward rounds. 3 questions were discussed in this episode - Pulse oximeter, Comparison between Noradrenaline and vasopressin, and physiological effects of hypoxia.

    • 24 min
    #Epi 44 - ICU Primary - Bedside preparation Part 1

    #Epi 44 - ICU Primary - Bedside preparation Part 1

    Join us in the latest episode of ICU Primary Prepcast, where Dr Mike Clifford and I discuss how every ICU trainee can prepare for their primary exams on their day to day ward rounds. We suggest using the modified Pomodoro technique i.e - 3 questions at one-bed space per day (25 min total)
    - One question about the pharmacology of one of the drugs that the patient is currently on
    - one question about the monitor attached to the patient
    - one question about the physiology related to that particular patient.
    In this podcast we discuss -
    Physics principle of arterial waveform analysis
    Pharmacokinetic properties of Midazolam
    Effect of PEEP on CVS physiology.

    • 26 min
    #Epi 43 - Primary Viva 3 - Morphine & BMR

    #Epi 43 - Primary Viva 3 - Morphine & BMR

    In this episode, Mike Clifford and I discuss how to answer some of the probing vivas. 

    • 25 min
    #Epi 42 - Primary Viva 2 - Cerebral Blood Flow & NMDA receptor

    #Epi 42 - Primary Viva 2 - Cerebral Blood Flow & NMDA receptor

    In this episode, we explore how the college examiner designs the viva and explores the knowledge on cerebral blood flow and NMDA receptors. 

    • 22 min
    #Epi 41 - Primary Viva 1 - Propofol & Atropine

    #Epi 41 - Primary Viva 1 - Propofol & Atropine

    In this episode, college examiner Dr Mike Clifford walks us through the metathinking of constructing vivas and the examiner's expectations with the real-time demonstration. 

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

Inconsolableh ,

Great Podcast

Would appreciate having podcast notes available

CariadW ,

Comedy gold

Fab podcast - it’s great to review concepts and check my understanding/ answers to questions. The jokes are excellent, whoever that was from Brisbane that said they’re cringeworthy - BOO! Thanks Maddy and Swapnil, great work 👍🏻

jacquelinelward ,

Great podcast!

Highly relevant for ICU (and ED) primary exam prep! Concepts are very clearly explained. Highly recommended!!

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