Mnemonic to remember Causes and Differential Diagnosis of Raised JVP

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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