Medicine mnemonics

Horner’s syndrome is caused because of damage to the cervical sympathetic system. It leads to signs and symptoms on the same side of the lesion. Here’s a mnemonic for the features of Horner’s syndrome- AMPLE Anhydrosis Miosis Ptosis Loss of ciliospinal reflex Enophthalmos

Mnemonic- ABCDE A- Anticoagulants ( to prevent embolisation) B- Beta blockers (to slow down the heart rate) C- Calcium channel blockers (to slow down the heart rate) D- Digoxin (to slow down the heart rate) E- Electrocardioversion (to convert the rhythm to sinus rhythm)

Mnemonic: The Periphery of My Lung Liver and Cornea is Photosensitive The- Thyroid (Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism) Periphery of – Peripheral neuropathy My –Myocardial depression Lung –Lung fibrosis Liver and – Liver toxicity Cornea is –Corneal microdeposits Photosensitive- Photosensitivity

You can remember the Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease by the very simple mnemonic – TRAP T– Tremor (pill rolling and resting tremor) R– Rigidity (Cog wheel rigidity) A– Akinesia or bradykinesia (slowness in initiating movement) P– Postural instability Drug Treatment of Parkinson’s disease can be remembered using the mnemonic- BALSA (Balsa is a variety of …

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We can remember the most common side effects of Aspirin by the mnemonic – ASPIRIN. A– Asthma S– Salicylate toxicity P– Peptic ulcer I– Intestinal blood loss R– Reye’s syndrome I– Idiosyncratic reaction N– Noise (Tinnitus)

Gynaecomastia is the proliferation of male breast glandular tissue. Causes of gynaecomastia: 1.Physiological (ageing) 2.Cirrhosis of liver 3.Hyperthyroidism 4.Klinefelter’s syndrome 5.Hypogonadism 6.Tumours of testes and lung (You can remember the following drugs using SOme Drugs Create Awesome Knockers) 7.Spironolactone 8.Oestrogen 9.Digoxin 10.Cimetidine 11.Alcohol 12.Ketoconazole -Mrunali Gondane

BATTLE CAAMP Bronchitis, Bronchiectasis Aspergilloma Tumor Tuberculosis Lung abscess Emboli Coagulopathy Autoimmune disorders, AVM, Alveolar hemorrhage Mitral stenosis Pneumonia

^PULSE^ P- Persistent Chest pain U- Upset GIT L- Lightheadedness S- Shortness of Breath E- Excessive Sweating