Use the mnemonic PQRST to remember the Causes and Differential Diagnosis of Raised JVP (Jugular Venous Pressure).
PQRST (EKG waves)
- Pericardial effusion
- Quantity of fluid raised (fluid over load)
- Right heart failure
- Superior vena caval obstruction
- Tricuspid stenosis/ Tricuspid regurgitation/ Tamponade (cardiac)
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