Showing posts with label Mnemonics. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mnemonics. Show all posts

Friday, October 21, 2011

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Acute limb ischaemia / Peripheral Vascular Diseases (PVD) - 6 P's

The 6 P's are:
1) Pain,
2) Pallor,
3) Pulselessness,
4) Paralysis,
5) Paraesthesia,
6) Perishingly cold.

Friday, July 15, 2011

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Carpal bones arrangement - anatomy and mnemonic

A simple mnemonic to remember how the carpal bones are arranged is:

"She Looks Too Pretty; Try TCatch Her"

Scaphoid
Lunate
Triquetrum
Pisiform
Trapezium
Trapezoid
Capitate
Hamate


Last reviewed on: 1 September 2015

Thursday, July 14, 2011

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Acute LVF management - mnemonics

LMNOP

L - Lasix (frusemide)
M - Morphine
N - Nitrates
O - Oxygen (If Sp02 < 95 %)
P - Pulmonary ventilation (If patient bad)

Abdominal swelling - causes / mnemonics - 8 Fs

 8 Fs :

Fat
Faeces
Fluid
Flatus
Fetus
Full bladder
Fibroids
Full sized tumours.