Psychiatry

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

Mnemonic to remember the side effects of Lithium

Side effects of Lithium can be memorized using the mnemonic HUSSEIN. HUSSEIN Hypothyroidism, High WBC count, Hyperreflexia, Hand tremor Upset Stomach Skin lesion (acne, psoriasis) Excessive thirst and increased urination, Epstein anomaly Impairment of cognition, Increase in body weight Nystagmus Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in …

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Mnemonic for Symptoms and Signs of Dementia : 7A’s of Dememtia

Remember the clinical symptoms and signs of Dementia using the 7A’s of Dementia. Anosognosia – Ignorance of the presence of disease Agnosia – Inability to recognize objects by using the senses Aphasia – Loss of ability to speak or understand language Apraxia – Inability to perform purposeful movements Altered Perception – Misinterpretation of information from senses Apathy – Lacks interest in …

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