USMLE

Notes, Mnemonics and Quizzes for USMLE preparation

Mnemonic for Therapeutic treatment in Myocardial Infarction – O BATMAN

Remember the treatment options in Myocardial Infarction using the medical mnemonic O BATMAN. Oxygen Beta blocker Aspirin Thrombolytics (eg: heparin) Morphine ACE inhibitor PRN Nitroglycerin Hope that mnemonic helped. Find more medical mnemonics here. Mnemonic for Therapeutic treatment in Myocardial Infarction – O BATMAN Mnemonic for Signs and Symptoms of Tension Pneumothorax Triad of Alport …

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Mnemonic for Signs and Symptoms of Tension Pneumothorax

Remember the signs and symptoms of Pneumothorax using this mnemonic P-THORAX. P-THORAX Pleuritic pain Tracheal deviation Hyperresonance Onset sudden Reduced breath sounds (and dyspnea) Absent fremitus X-ray shows collapse We also have another mnemonic for the common causes of Pneumothorax that you can find here. Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the …

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Mnemonic for Cullen’s Sign & Grey-Turner’s Sign in Pancreatitis

Superficial edema and bruising in the subcutaneous fatty tissue around the umbilicus & flanks and they are the sign of retroperitoneal hemorrhage. Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Polycythemia vera – High Yield Notes Branches of Abdominal Aorta …

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Mnemonic for Peptic Ulcer Disease association with food intake

Use the simple mnemonic to remember the association of pain in Peptic ulcer disease with food intake. Gastric ulcer pain = Greater with food Duodenal ulcer pain = Decreases with food Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Mnemonics …

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Mnemonic for diseases identified using GUTHRIE card

Remember the mnemonic GUTHRIE for the diseases identified using the Guthrie test card. Galactosemic Urine [maple syrup urine disease] Thyroid [hypothyroidism] Inborn Errors of metabolism [eg: PKU] 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 Peptic Ulcer Disease …

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Mnemonic to remember function of PGI2 and TxA2 in Coagulation

Remember this visual mnemonic to remember the function of PGI2 and Thromboxane A2 in coagulation. TxA2 → Aggregates platelets. PGI2 → Inhibits aggregation. Note: full name of PGI2 is prostaglandin I2 or prostacyclin, full name of TxA2 is thromboxane A2. Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in …

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Mnemonics for Clinical Features of Reiter Syndrome

Remember the clinical features of Reiter syndrome using the mnemonic PICK GUN. Planter Fascitis Inflamed Joints Conjunctivitis, Circinate Balanitis Keratoderma Blenorrhagia Gum ulceration Urethritis Nail Dystrophy 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 Kallman …

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Mnemonic for Metabolic Changes in Alkalosis

Remember the metabolic changes in Alkalosis using the following mnemonic. “Al-K-loss, Al-Ca-loss” There is loss of K+ (hypokalemia) and Ca++ (hypocalcemia) in state of alkalosis Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Mnemonics- Differential Diagnosis of Interstitial Lung Disease …

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Mnemonic for Clinical Features of Potter’s Syndrome

Remember the clinical features of Potter syndrome using the mnemonic POTTER. Pulmonary Hypoplasia Oligohydramnios Twisted Skin (Wrinkled skin) Twisted face (Facial deformities) Extremities (Limb defects) Renal agenesis Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.Also check out these medical mnemonics Inhalation Anesthetics Mnemonics to remember …

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