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  #1

This topic is only for posting Mnemonics for Emergency Medicine.
Regards!




  #2

4 [C]'s:

[C]omatose

[C]onvulsing

[C]orrosive

hydro[C]arbon


  #3

a..adenosine
b...b.blocker
c...ca channel blocker
d...digoxin
e...emiodarone
treatmnt for SVT


  #4

L...lymph node
O...orifices
R...rectum
for abd examination

S...svt
H...hypoxia
E...electrolyte
D....drugs


  #5

A...ADRENALINE/ATROPINE
B....BRONCHODILATOR LIKE SALBUTAMOL/ANTI HISTAMINE
C....CORTICOSTEROIDS

acute management of cardiovascular collapse

sudden unconsciousness.,look for
C...cns exam/gcs scoring
A...acidosis...do abg,s
T..trauma




I....infection

D...drugs
E..endocrine like adrenal/hypothyroid/pancreatic/pituitary insufficiency
E...electrolyte..look for skin dryness(Na)/ecg(K)
M...metabolic like hypertensive/hepatic/renal encephalopathy

thus in emergency.,we have to look for unconsious patient as
CAT I DEEM


Edited by sherry39 on Feb 29, 2008 - 5:39 AM

  #6

or it can be CAT DEAM E


  #7

Psyc Doc ur mnemonic represents what?please explain this too





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