Medicine

Ventricular Tachycardia Treatment Mnemonic

Remember the drugs used to treat ventricular tachycardia using the mnemonic LAMB. LAMB: Lidocaine Amiodarone Mexiltene/ Magnesium Beta-blocker Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these useful medical mnemonics. More Mnemonics to make your life easier 🙂 Mnemonic to remember the Areas …

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HERO Mnemonic for Middle adolescence characteristics  

Remember the mnemonic HERO for the characteristics of MIDDLE ADOLESCENCE (age 14-17 years) Heterosexual/Homosexual crushes Education regarding short-term benefits Risk-taking Omnipotence Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these useful medical mnemonics. More Mnemonics to make your life easier 🙂 Mnemonic to …

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Causes of Male erectile dysfunction (MED) mnemonic

Remember MED to memorize the causes of MALE ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION – MED: Medicines (propranolol, methyldopa, SSRIs, etc.) Ethanol Diabetes mellitus Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these useful medical mnemonics. More Mnemonics to make your life easier 🙂 Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH) Mnemonic …

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Systolic versus Diastolic Murmurs – Easy mnemonic

Remember the classification of systolic and diastolic murmurs using these two simple mnemonics. PASS:Pulmonic & Aortic Stenosis causes Systolic murmurs. PAID: Pulmonic & Aortic Insufficiency cause Diastolic murmurs. Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these useful medical mnemonics. More Mnemonics to make your life …

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Von-Hippel Lindau disease

Remember the main features of Von-Hippel Lindau disease using the mnemonic HIPPEL Haemangioblastoma Increased risk of RCC Phaeochromocytoma Pancreatic lesions (cysts, cystadenomas, cystadenocarcinomas) Eye dysfunction (retinal hemangioblastomas) Liver, renal and pancreatic cysts Hope you found that useful! More medical mnemonics can be found below! 🙂 More Medical Mnemonics Ventricular Tachycardia Treatment Mnemonic Femoral Triangle Boundaries …

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Mnemonics for Causes of Splenomegaly

Remember the simple mnemonic CHINA to remember the causes of Splenomegaly. Congestion/ Cellular infiltration Hematological (eg hemolytic anemia, Sickle cell) Infection/ Infarction (e.g. malaria, GF, CMV) Neoplasia (e.g. CML, lymphoma, other myeloproliferative) Autoimmune Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical …

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SEROTONIN SYNDROME MNEMONICS

Serotonin syndrome is a potentially life-threatening syndrome that is precipitated by the use of serotonergic drugs and overactivation of both the peripheral and central postsynaptic 5HT-1A and, most notably, 5HT-2A receptors. Serotonin syndrome consists of a combination of mental status changes, neuromuscular hyperactivity, and autonomic hyperactivity. Serotonin syndrome can occur via the therapeutic use of serotonergic …

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INSULIN ANALOGUES MNEMONICS

Remember the classification of Insulin analogues using this visual mnemonic. FAST-ACTING1 – Lispro2 – Aspart3 – Glulisine (APIDRA—> anagram of RAPID Acting) SHORT-ACTING4 – Regular insulin LONG-ACTING 5 – Detemir (Lemevir)6 – Glargine ULTRA-LONG-ACTING7 – Degludec INTERMEDIATE-ACTING8 – Isophane insulin Source National Center for Biotechnology Information. PubChem Compound Database; CID=118984375,  https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/118984375 (accessed Nov. 18, 2018). Hope …

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PROTON PUMP INHIBITORS MNEMONICS

Pharmacological inhibition of gastric acid secretion is achieved most effectively with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), more correctly referred to as hydrogen-potassium ATPase inhibitors. Proton Pump Inhibitors examples (remember OLPER’s milk):OmeprazoleLansoprazolePantoprazoleEsomeprazoleRabeprazole Medical uses of Proton Pump Inhibitors imclude ( remember PhD & GERD): Peptic ulcer disease including NSAID associated ulcersHelicobacter pylori eradication therapyDyspepsiaGastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) …

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