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RNs invited to apply for the Masters Intensive Care Stream!

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Postgraduate Nursing Intensive Care: Master of Nursing Practice (Intensive Care) – Deakin (2022) Do you want to commence your Intensive Care nursing career in a supportive, collaborative environment where you will receive diverse exposure to a range of clinical conditions and management of complex patients?  St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne ICU, Department of Critical Care Medicine is […]

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ICU Registrar and Senior Registrar jobs available (2022)

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We are currently recruiting for 2022 and are looking for enthusiastic trainees to join our ICU team! Job applications are open until 10/6/2021 followed by short listing and interviews. Jobs start in Feb 2022. Junior Registrars Internal Posting External Posting Senior Registrars Internal Posting External Posting

the spirit of giving

The spirit of giving

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As ICU clinicians we work tirelessly to improve the care for our patients. We are privileged to be there for our patients, their families and friends in sometimes the most challenging moments of their lives. Families often ask us how they can best offer their thanks or contribute to the ICU. There are many ways […]

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Blood gas case 1: renal failure and type 1 diabetes

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Peer reviewed by Dr Steven Musca and Dr Patricia Hurune Case details 55 year old male with known ESRF presented to hospital with shortness of breath after missing haemodialysis (HDx). PMHx: CKD-5D (HDx 3x/wk via AV fistula), T1DM, HTN VBG on presentation: VBG Parameter Patient Value Normal Range pH 7.13* 7.31 – 7.41 pCO2 43mmHg […]