Mnemonics and Memory Aids - page 4

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  1. by   Phillygryl
    I would love to have any mnemonics you (board members) might have. I am posting this one on someone showed me at an NCLEX review couse I took.
    It is about fetal accelerations and decelerations!!!

    Just remember VEAL CHOP

    Variable Cord compression
    Early Head compression
    Accelerations OK
    Late Placental insufficiency
    Last edit by Phillygryl on Nov 10, '06 : Reason: lettering is jumbled up
  2. by   nataliaxtine
    Quote from OURN83
    OR

    ALL People Enjoy Time Magazine
    or
    All People Eat Turkey Meat
  3. by   porterwoman
    Heart sounds:
    S3= Heart fail-ure (3 syllables)
    S4=Hy-per-ten-sion (4 syllables)

    And the effects of anticholinergics:
    Can't see
    Can't pee
    Can't spit
    Can't --defecate

    I got these from Nursing Made Insanely Easy, authors Loretta Manning and Sylvia Rayfield. They teach a NCLEX review class based on the book. It's all mnemonics, songs, jingles, that kind of thing. It really helped me.
    Rebecca
  4. by   OURN83
    Nine-point Postpartum Assessment...

    BUBBLEHER

    B- Breasts
    U- Uterus
    B- Bladder
    B- Bowel function
    L- Lochia
    E- Episiotomy
    H- Homan's sign
    E- Emotional Status
    R- Respiratory System
  5. by   gofigure
    LDL ("bad" cholesterol)

    L=Lowdown
    D=Dirty
    L=lipoprotein

    :smackingf
  6. by   carrieprc
    This one really helped me in the cardiac system when you need to know when you hear a murmur like on Mitral regurgitation you hear it on systole.

    (H)ARD ASS MRS. MSD

    ARD = Atrial regurgitation diastole
    ASS = Atrial stenosis systole
    MRS = Mitral regurgitation systole
    MSD = Mitral stenosis diastole
  7. by   Angie123
    I need help remembering the personality disorers. Any help?
  8. by   emeraldjay
    I remember one that got drilled in during our post-op lecture. The 5 P's of circulation loss in a limb.
    Pain, Pallor, Pulselessness, Parasthesia, Poikilothermia
  9. by   scholar
    Quote from OURN83
    OR

    ALL People Enjoy Time Magazine
    Or ALL people Eat too much!

    aortic pulmonic erb's point tricuspid mitral
  10. by   BlaineCM
    Quote from jgwe4e
    Re ekg lead placement:
    White on the right, smoke (black) over fire (red)
    I learned this in a similar manner: Snow(white) over grass (green), Smoke (black) over fire (red), and a big pile of poop(brown) in the middle.

    I like your "white on right" thing
  11. by   foxyhill21
    diabetes

    [font="century gothic"]hot and [color="olive"]dry : sugar high

    cold and clammy need some candy
  12. by   MA2006
    Thank you all so much!
  13. by   franciscangypsy
    This is an AWESOME thread!

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