Month: June 2021

Mnemonics for Causes of Ileus

A mnemonic for the common causes of adynamic ileus is: 5 Ps The classic “5 Ps” are: P: postoperative P: peritonitis P: potassium: low (also disturbances of other electrolytes) P: pelvic and spinal fractures P: parturition However, there are a few further Ps that can be included: P: pancreatitis P: Parkinson medication P: painkillers, e.g. opioids Another useful mnemonic to remember the causes of Ileus is GOOD …

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Mnemonic for Risk Factors of Endometrial Carcinoma – HONDA

HONDA increase risk of Endometrial carcinoma; Hypertension, Obesity, Nulliparity, Diabetes, Aging. ENDOMET can also be used to remember risk factors for endometrial carcinoma. Another mnemonic that can help you remember the risk factors of endometrial carcinoma is OLD AUNT. Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the …

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Mnemonics for Osteoarthritis Radiologic signs

Remember the X-ray radiologic signs in osteoarthritis using the mnemonic LOSS. Loss of joint space Osteopyhtes Subcondral Sclerosis Subchondral cysts Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Mnemonic for Signs of Hallucinogen Intoxication Mnemonics for Site of origin of …

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Mnemonics for Clinical Features of Wernicke-Korsakoff’s psychosis

Remember the clinical features of Wenicke-Korsakoff psychosis using the mnemonic COAT RACK. Wernicke’s encephalopathy (acute phase) Confusion Ophthalmoplegia Ataxia Thiamine tx. Korsakoff’s psychosis (chronic phase) Retrograde amnesia Anterograde amnesia Confabulation Korsakoff’s psychosis Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics …

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Three C’s of Measles : Triad of Measles

The triad of Measles includes the 3C’s – cough, coryza, conjunctivitis. MORE ARTICLES Mnemonic for Therapeutic treatment in Myocardial Infarction – O BATMAN Continue reading Mnemonic for Signs and Symptoms of Tension Pneumothorax Continue reading Triad of Alport Syndrome Continue reading Mnemonic for Cullen’s Sign & Grey-Turner’s Sign in Pancreatitis Continue reading Mnemonic for Peptic …

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Fanconi syndrome triad

The classic triad of the skeletal lesions of hypophosphatemia (rickets or osteomalacia), renal aminoaciduria, and renal glycosuria is known as Fanconi syndrome. MORE ARTICLES Mnemonic for Therapeutic treatment in Myocardial Infarction – O BATMAN Continue reading Mnemonic for Signs and Symptoms of Tension Pneumothorax Continue reading Triad of Alport Syndrome Continue reading Mnemonic for Cullen’s …

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Budd–Chiari syndrome Triad

Budd–Chiari syndrome is a rare condition caused by occlusion of the hepatic veins that drain the liver. It presents with the classical triad of abdominal pain, ascites, and liver enlargement. The syndrome can be fulminant, acute, chronic, or asymptomatic. MORE ARTICLES Mnemonic for Therapeutic treatment in Myocardial Infarction – O BATMAN Continue reading Mnemonic for Signs and …

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Direct and Indirect Ophthalmoscopy

direct ophthalmoscopy versus indirect ophthalmoscopy

Ophthalmoscopy or Fundoscopy is the visualisation of the retina or fundus. Direct Ophthalmoscope A direct ophthalmoscope is a device that produces an unreversed or upright image of around 15 times magnification. The direct ophthalmoscope is a critical tool used to inspect the back portion of the interior eyeball, which is called the fundus. Examination is usually best …

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Mnemonic for Antidepressant discontinuation syndrome

Remember the features of Antidepressant discontinuation syndrome using the mnemonic FINISH. Flu-like symptoms Imbalance Nausea Insomnia Sensory disturbances Hyperarousal (anxiety/agitation) Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Mnemonic for Clinical Features of Tuberous Sclerosis Exclamation point hairs in Alopecia …

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