Expanded Case Summaries

ECS Guidance

FICM ECS Marking Sheet 2013

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ICM Case Summaries Website


A note on plagiarism. There is a risk that these cases could be plagiarised. We would recommend that all consultants involved in marking ECS use anti-plagiarism software. The career consequences of being caught copying material from the internet do not bear thinking about.



The Domains of the ICM Curriculum are as follows:

  1. Resuscitation + management of the acutely ill patient
  2. Diagnosis, Assessment, Investigation, Monitoring and Data Interpretation
  3. Disease Management
  4. Therapeutic Interventions / Organ support in single or multiple organ failure
  5. Practical procedures
  6. Perioperative care
  7. Comfort and recovery
  8. End of life care
  9. Paediatric care
  10. Transport
  11. Patient safety and health systems management
  12. Professionalism



Domain 1

Management of AF

Right ventricular failure

Therapeutic Hypothermia

Domain 2



Oesophageal Doppler

Domain 3

Management of cerebral sinus thrombosis

Steroids for ARDS



Domain 4

IVIG for Saureus

Citrate RRT



Domain 5

Proning for ARDS


Domain 6

Domain 7

Sleep on ICU

Domain 8

Conflict resolution

Advanced Directives

Domain 9

Domain 10

Domain 11

Domain 12

Alcoholic Liver Disease



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