Mnemonics

SSRIS MNEMONICS

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, are a class of psychotropic drugs used as antidepressants. SSRIs  modify the concentration in the brain of some neurotransmitters responsible for the regulation of mood (in particular by increasing that of serotonin) by blocking the main biological process of eliminating it from the synaptic vesicle (reuptake). They are therefore used …

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Narcolepsy Symptoms and Clinical Features Mnemonics

We have several interesting mnemonics to remember the clinical features of Narcolepsy. CHAP: Narcolepsy is characterized by : Excessive daytime sleepiness (Associated with dozing off, or so-called “sleep attacks”) Hypnagogic hallucinations occurring when falling asleep (GOing to bed) Hypnopompic hallucinations occurring when waking up (POMPing out of bed) Cataplexy (emotionally triggered transient muscle weakness) Sleep paralysis (Inability to move for one …

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Mnemonic for DSM-V Criteria for Major Depressive Disorder

Remember the diagnostic criteria for Major Depressive Disorder using the useful mnemonic “SIG E CAPS”: 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 Abdominal Pain Causes : ABDOMINAL …

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Mnemonic for Bones of the Arm

Remember the bones of the arm using any of the following mnemonics : “Ultra Red Hair” “Ultimate Rave Headquarters Usually Really Hard Unemployment Rises High Hope you found those mnemonics helpful. Find more useful mnemonics here. SSRIS MNEMONICS Narcolepsy Symptoms and Clinical Features Mnemonics Differences between Locking and Unlocking of Knee Structures under cover of the Gluteus maximus muscle Mnemonic for DSM-V Criteria …

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AZOLES MNEMONICS

Azole antifungal agents prevent the synthesis of ergosterol, a major component of fungal plasma membranes, by inhibiting the cytochrome P-450-dependent enzyme lanosterol demethylase (also referred to as 14α-sterol demethylase or P-450DM). This enzyme also plays an important role in cholesterol synthesis in mammals. Exposure of fungi to an azole causes depletion of ergosterol and accumulation …

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The Complete List of Pharmacology Drugs Name Stems

The best way of memorizing the use and function of different classes of drugs is to familiarize yourself with its generic name stem. Usually, drugs of the same therapeutic class are given names with the same stem. These stems are mostly placed word-finally (suffix), but in some cases, word-initial (prefix) stems are also used. Common …

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Mnemonics for Skull Sutures

Remember the skull sutures using these three useful mnemonics. “Come Sing Love Songs” “Come Smoke L ‘s Sam “Can Seagulls Lift Snacks Hope these three mnemonics helped. Find more useful mnemonics here. SSRIS MNEMONICS Narcolepsy Symptoms and Clinical Features Mnemonics Differences between Locking and Unlocking of Knee Structures under cover of the Gluteus maximus muscle Mnemonic for DSM-V Criteria for Major Depressive Disorder Mnemonic for …

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Mnemonic for Signs and Symptoms of Myocardial Infarction

Remember the signs and symptoms of Myocardial Infarction using the mnemonic PULSE. PULSE: Persistent chest pains Upset stomach Lightheadedness Shortness of breath Excessive sweating 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 …

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