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

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