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AD/BC i-e AD( present time Anno dommini )/ BC (past tome Before Christ).
Remember A is the box with the disease & risk factor D is always diagnal to A & the rest are B & C.


[Be A SSSMMART CHICKEN or you're Gone] for reportable diseases:
S: Syphilis
S: Salmonella
S: Shigella
M: Mumps
M: Measles
R: Rubella
T: T.B.
CHICKEN: Chickenpox
G: Gonorrhea

{from First Aid}

Edited by ScORpiO_80 on Sep 15, 2007 - 10:48 AM


The 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's:-
Alzheimers Don't Make Much Money. They Lack
Initiative, Judgment & Personality.
A: problems with Abstract thought.
D: Disorientation in time & place.
M: Memory loss.
M: Misplacing things.
M: changes in Mood.
T: difficulty performing familiar Tasks.
L: problems with Language.
loss of Initiative. poor Judgment. changes in Personality.

{done by Me wink}


[Be A SSSMMART CHICKEN or you're Gone] for reportable diseases:
S: Syphilis
S: Salmonella
S: Shigella
M: Mumps
M: Measles
R: Rubella
T: T.B.
CHICKEN: Chickenpox
G: Gonorrhea


PINK Pearson Interval Nominal Khi sq.


here are some i got i n forums ,,
Premature ejaculation: treatment 2 S's:
SSRIs [eg: fluoxitime]
Squeezing technique [glans pressure before climax]
· More detail with 2 more S's:
Sensate-focus excercises [relieves anxiety]
Stop and start method [5-6 rehearsals of stopping stimulation before climax]

Keober-Ross dying process: stages "Death Always Brings Great Acceptance":
Denial Anger Bargaining Grieving Acceptance

Male erectile dysfunction (MED): biological causes MED: Medicines(propranalol, methyldopa, SSRI, etc.)
Diabetes mellitus

Male Erectile Dysfunction (MED): drugs causing it
"STOP erection":
SSRI (fluoxtine)

Gain: primary vs. secondary vs. tertiary
Primary: Patient's Psyche improved.
Secondary: Symptom Sympathy for patient.
Tertiary: Therapist's gain.

Depression: major episode characteristics
Sleep disruption
Psychomotor retardation
Appetite change
Concentration loss
Energy loss
Depressed mood
Interest wanes
Suicidal tendencies

Depression: symptoms
Behavioural change (slowing down or agitation)
Appetite change (weight loss or weight gain in the young)
Depressed look (looking down)
Concentration decrease (does not do serial 7s well)
Ruminations (constant negative thoughts, hopelessness good indicator of suicidality)
Interest (reduced interest in what is normally pleasurable)
Sleep change (insomnia or hypersomnia, sleeping early, waking up at night, waking up feeling tired)
Energy change (fatigue)

Autistic disorder: features
Again and again (repetitive behavior)
Unusual Abilities
Talking (language) delay
IQ subnormal
Social development poor
Three years onset
Inherited component [35% concordance]
Cognitive impairment
Self injury

Sleep stages: features
DElta waves during DEepest sleep (stages 3 & 4, slow-wave). dREaM during REM sleep.

Narcolepsy: symptoms, epidemiology
CHAP: Cataplexy Hallucinations Attacks of sleep Paralysis on waking
· Usual presentation is a young male, hence "chap".

Cluster personality disorders
Cluster A Disorder = Atypical. Unusual and eccentric.
Cluster B Disorder = Beast. Uncontrolled wildness.
Cluster C Disorder = Coward [avoidant type], Compulsive [obsessive-compulsive type], or Clingy [dependent type].

Reinforcement schedules: variable ratio
SLOT machines show SLOwesT extinction.

AIDS Dementia Complex (ADC): features
Atrophy of cortex
Infection/ Inflammation
Six months death

HM: this classic patient's lesion
HM had Hippocampus Missing.

Middle adolescence (14-17 years): characteristics
Heterosexual crushes/ Homosexual Experience
Education regarding short term benefits
Risk taking
· And there is interest in being a Hero (popular).

Impotence causes
Psychogenic: performance anxiety
Libido: decreased with androgen deficiency, drugs
Autonomic neuropathy: impede blood flow redirection
Nitric oxide deficiency: impaired synthesis, decreased blood pressure
Erectile reserve: can't maintain an erection

REM: features
Rapid pulse/ Respiratory rate
[font face="Comic Sans MS"]Mental activity increase/ Muscle paralysis [/font]


ppl why r the first aid ones copied here?


I made this up for the order in which side effects of Antipsychotics appear :

"Dear, Am Ready To Accept am Psychotic "
D : Dystonias
A : Akinesia
R : Rigidity
T : Tremors
Ac : Akathisia
P : Pisa n Rabbit Sydromes....

Hope it helps


pnuemonics for subtance abuse?can anybody know about that

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