Cirrhosis Complications Medical Mnemonics

March 16, 2019 Dr Lina 0

Cirrhosis Complications: VARICES ✍🏽 Varices ✍🏽 Ascites/Anemia ✍🏽 Renal failure (hepatorenal syndrome) ✍🏽 Infection ✍🏽 Coagulopathy ✍🏽 Encephalopathy ✍🏽 Sepsis

Causes of Acute Pancreatitis Medical Mnemonics

February 20, 2019 Dr Lina 0

Causes of Acute Pancreatitis I GET SMASHED ✨Idiopathic ✨Gallstones (45%) ✨Ethanol (35%) ✨Tumors (pancreas, Ampulla) ✨Scorpion stings ✨Microbiological (mumps,CMV,EBV)etc ✨Autoimmune (SLE, Crohn’s, PAN) ✨Surgery/Trauma ✨Hyperlipidemia […]

Surgical Emergencies Medical Mnemonics

February 20, 2019 Dr Lina 0

Surgical Emergencies: Take an “AMPLE” history 🌬 Allergies 🌬 Medications 🌬 Past medical/surgical history (including anesthesia and bleeding disorder) 🌬 Last meal 🌬 Events