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Fracture Biology and Limb Trauma (ICM7064)

Module Leads:

Dr Kash Akhtar,

Mr Peter Bates,

This module will provide a solid background in the rapidly evolving area of critical care. Focusing on the physiological aspects of critically ill patients.


  • To develop a critical approach to the trauma patients in the setting of an intensive care unit. Where special attention will be given to "hot topics" such as shock therapy, ventilator management, infectious disease.
  • Learn advanced theoretical ground to help with the decision making process on critical care.

Summative assessments occur weekly, and for each module will comprise of:

  • Multiple choice questions (MCQ) – Percentage weighting 20%
  • Written assignment of 1500 words (+-10%) – Percentage weighting 80% - minimum pass mark of 50%
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