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Trauma pt ask for AMPLE
P past med Hx
L Last meal
E Events before accident
Menstrual History FM DIAL
I just found cool website (probably already well known to everynoe):
For back pain "red flags"
Unexplained weight loss
Age > 50
Intravenous drug use
Steroids for long time
History of cancer
these are great! very helpful mnemonics, people.
hi guys came up with a easy mneumonic for differential DX of patients with pain during with sexual intercourse: Just think and pronounce this as "BUSY BED cancer" with an accent:
PAIN WITH INTERCOURSE:
"VC VED CANCER"
Vaginitis(C T Garden=candida,trichomoanas, gardenella)
Cancers of pelvis like cervix,uterus, etc
thanks for all the other guys who posted
For Spousal abuse, I have read the acronym SAFEGARDS some where.Can some complete it for me or give more add ons
S= Safety inquiry (Do you feel safe at home?)
A= Alchol abuse (does your hubby abuses alchol?)
F= Friends/Family who are aware/Fractures ( Dos any1 f ur friend/Fx knw f dis/Abuse ever resulted in fractures?
E=Emergency plan (do u hav an emergency plan?/Ever tried to leave/divorce? why not?
G=Guns at home (are dere any weapons @ home?
R=Relationships with husband (how is ur relationship wid hubby? --> do you feel threatened wen he is around?
D=Depression/Drugs (hav u lost wt appetite sleep ) does hubby dos drugs
S=Suicidal ideation (ever felt like ending it all up? )
I got this from digitaldoc's blog:
# S- Safety @ home
# A- Afraid of Hubby?
# F- Family ? Friends aware ?
# E- Emergency plan?
# G- Gun @ home?
# A- Alcohol?
# R- Relationship with Hubby?
# D- Drugs? Depression ?
I also came across FACE SLIPS for depression. Can anyone expand on this mnemonic? And great mnemonics guys! You are all brilliant!
F-Feeling of Guilt, anger, worthlessness
A-Appetite, diet, wiegt change
E- Energy to perform daily activities
I-Interests & hobbies
S-Suicidal ideation & plan
Just finished my CS exam today at Atlanta.
I used the mnemonic WAD SAD TOES for social history.
for foot pain after asking all liqoraaa
Eye infection redness
Trauma to foot
Stifness in other joints
printable file of all above
prep4 csa mnemonics.doc (50 KB, 709 downloads)
Nice mnemonic but don't you think other than hotflash the rest are post-menopausal symp/comp. It is very useful though. Good Job!
A-atropy of vagina
C- coronary artery diseases" ddaniel
a revision for the mnemonic LIQORAAA. May use FLICQORAAA(M)
F - Frequency (how many times per day or per week)
L - Location
I - Intensity
C - Constant/Intermittent
Q - Quality
O - Onset
R - Radiation
A - Alleviating Factors
A - Aggravating Factors
A - Associated Factors
M - Relation to Meals (optional for abd pain)
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W - weakness of stream
I - intermittency/dribbling
N - nocturia
S - straining
U - urgency
R - retention
F - frequency
Thanks for all the wonderful mnemonics, P4u administrator and friends! And thanks also for sharing the file, dr. puma!
i have my exam on june 12th and am very worried about he pediatric cases!!!!
i have a doubt as to what to ask for the milestones?
should we ask IS YOUR CHILD'S MILESTONES GOOD?
or WHEN DID YOUR CHILD FIRST SMILE, FIRST SIT UP etc.....?
I would really appreciate if some one guide me on this....
@ dr_puma: thank u so much for the printable file very useful
For psychiatric cases:
S: sleep ( how many hour, nightmares, flashbacks, etc)
I: interest, What do you do in your free time? How are you doing in your job? do you enjoy what you do?
G: Guilty/ angry
M: mood. ( anxious, sad, hopeless, lonely?
A: appetite, changes in your weight
P: psychomotor agitation/retardation
S: suicide , plan , attempts
HELP: family and friends support, realize about the problem, want help, attitude
M: memory problems
D: delusions/ hallucintions
FH and PMH: focused to psychiatric illness.
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