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  1.  Tutorial 1 (21 Feb 2024) articles
    1. 2023 SI Units AICM
    2. 2023 Basic Measurement
    3. 2023 Errors in clinical measurement AICM
    4. 2023 Maths AICM
    5. 2023 Mechanics
    6. 2023 Processing, storage and display of data
    7. 2023 Electricity and magnetism
    8. 2020 Mathematical concepts
    9. 2014 Mathematical concepts
    10. 2011 Mathematical concepts
    11. Practice Short Answer Questions – Tutorial 1
  2. Tutorial 2 (6 Mar 2024) Pharmacokinetics; Pharmacogenetics; Pharmacogenomics
    1. Drug absorption and distribution AICM 2022
    2. Drug elimination AICM 2022 Genetics and Genomics Welch 2011
    3. Malignant hyperthermia ATOTW 2009 Pharmacokinetics BJA 2007
    4. Pharmacokinetics Update in Anaesthesia PK Analysis AICM 2023
    5. Porphyrias BJA 2000 Principles of pharmacogenetics BJA 2004
    6. Suxamethonium apnoea Update in anaesthesia
    7. Genetics and Genomics Welch 2011
    8. Pharmacokinetics BJA 2007
    9. PK Analysis AICM 2023
    10. Principles of pharmacogenetics BJA 2004
    3. Tutorial 3 (13th of March): Pharmacodynamics. Drug interactions
               1.  Bonding binding and isomerism AICM 2011
               2. Drug interactions 1 AICM 2022
               3. Drug interactions 2 AICM 2023
               4. PK and PD interactions BJA 2017
 
     4. Tutorial 4 (20th March): Gas laws. Pressure gauge and regulators. Solubility       and diffusion of gases. Humidification 
               1. 2015 Physics of gases
               2. 2021 Medical-gases
               3. 2023 Measurment of gas flow and volume
               4. 2024 Meaurement of gas concentrations
               5. Gas, flow, fluid AICM 2023
               6. Gases physics AICM 2023
               7. Humidification devices AICM 2021
               8. Humidity AICM 2023

    5.  Tutorial 5 (27th March) Anaesthesia machine. Breathing systems. Scavenging

    1.   Anaesthetic Machine Anatomy

    2.   Low flow anaesthesia how to do it-1-1

    3.   Breathing systems AICM 2022

    4.   Anesthetic Machine AICM 2010

    5.   Anaesthetic Machine Anatomy

  
    6.  Tutorial 6 (3rd April):  Heat Capacity. Vapourisers. Vapour analysis.
  1. Principles of vapourizers AICM 2022 2024
  2. Meaurement of gas concentrations (2) 2023
  3. Depth of anaesthesia monitoring 2023
  4. Altitude and Anaesthesia 2022 MOA anaesthetic agents 2017
  5. Measurement of gas concentrations
    7.  Tutorial 7 (10th of April): Medical gases. Inhalation agents
 
              1. Inhalation agents AICM 2022
              2. Medical gases AICM 2021
             4. Volatiles AICM 2019
 
8.  Tutorial 8 (17th April): Electricity. Fires. Lasers. Radiation
  1. Radiation and MRI Safety Ref 2015
  2. Lasers BJA 2003
  3. Lasers AICM 2024
  4. Fires and explosions Update in ANaesthesia
  5. Electricity in OT AICM 2022
  6. Electricity and magnetism AICM 2023
  7. Diathermy AICM 2019

9. Tutorial 9 (24th of April): Cell physiology. Fluid balance. Basic genetics. 

  1. Cell membrane AICM 2023
  2. Cell membrane Ref 2020
  3. Cell reproduction and protein synthesis Ref 2022
  4. Ion channels, receptors, ligands AICM 2022
  5. Osmolarity AICM 2021
  6. Regulation of fluids and electrolytes AICM 2021

10. Tutorial 10 (8th of May): Blood physiology. Haemostasis. Drugs affecting haemostasis. Tests of coagulation

  1. Anemia REf 2016
  2. Antifibrinolytics REf 2021
  3. Antiplatelet druds Ref 2023
  4. Blood and blood products Ref 2021
  5. Bohr and Haldane effect Ref 2018
  6. Coagulation Ref 2019
  7. Haemoglobin Ref 2014
  8. Iron metabolism Ref 2016
  9. Oral anticoagulants Ref 2023
  10. Platelet function analysis Ref 2022
  11. Platelet physiology Ref 2019
  12. RCC and WCC AICM 2022
  13. Tests of coagulation Ref 2016
   
 11.  Tutorial 11: Immune System. Immunosuppressants. Chemotherapy. Antibacterials.
  1. Allergy and hypersensitivity Ref 2021
  2. Antibacterial resistance Ref 2021
  3. Antibiotics ref 2019
  4. Chemo and immunosuppresants Ref 2023
  5. Chemotherapy Ref 2015
  6. Histamine Ref 2020
  7. Immune system AICM 2021
  8. Immunology and inflammation Ref 2016
  9. Immunosuppressive agents Ref 2022
  10. Inflammation, immunity AICM 2021
  11. Inflammatory cascade Ref 2018
12.  Tutorial 12: Itermediary metabolism. Nutrition. Exercise. Temperature regulation and temperature measurement.
  1. EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY Ref 2016
  2. Exercise physiology Ref 2022
  3. Intermediary metabolism Ref 2023
  4. Ketosis and ketogenic diet Ref 2020
  5. Lactic acidosis Ref 2022
  6. Starvation and postop inflammation Ref 2015
  7. Temperature and thermodynamics Ref 2021
  8. Temperature physics Ref 2020
  9. Temperature regulation AICM 2021
  10. TempMonitoring and Humidity Ref 2015
  11. THERMOREGULATION Ref 2016
 
13.  Tutorial 13 (5th June): Action potential. Nerve Excitability. Synaptic transmission. Neurotransmitters. Local anaesthetics.
  1. Action potential AICM 2022
  2. Action potential and nerve conduction Ref 2022
  3. Local anaesthetics Ref 2020
  4. Local anaesthetics Ref 2023
  5. Physiology of excitable tissue Ref 2023
  6. Synaptic transmission, neurotransmitters Ref 20

14. Tutorial 14 (12th of June): Induction agents. TIVA and TCI

  1. Induction agents AICM 2022
  2. INDUCTION AGENTS Ref 2016
  3. Ketamine Ref 2019
  4. Mechanism of action of induction drugs AICM 2023
  5. Mechanisms of AnO2 Ref 2022 (1)
  6. Mechanisms of AnO2 Ref 2022
  7. PHARMA OF TIVA AND TCI Ref 2016
  8. TIVA AICM 2019
  9. TIVA AND TCI Ref 2016
  10. TIVA models BJA 2016
15. Tutorial 15 (19th June): Muscle physiology. Drugs affecting NMJ transmission. Monitoring of NMJ function.
 
  1. Muscle contraction Ref 2022
  2. Nerve stimulators Ref 2018
  3. Neuromuscular monitoring Ref 2023
  4. NMB and reversal Ref 2021
  5. NMJ physiology Ref 2015
  6. Reflexes AICM 2023
  7. Sugammadex Ref 2020

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