Mnemonics and Memory Aids - page 5
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The HYPERKALEMIA "Machine" - Causes of Increased Serum K+ M - Medications - ACE inhibitors, NSAIDS A - Acidosis - Metabolic and respiratory C - Cellular destruction - Burns, traumatic injury H - Hypoaldosteronism, hemolysis... Read More
- 7Nov 10, '06 by PhillygrylI 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
Late Placental insufficiencyLast edit by Phillygryl on Nov 10, '06 : Reason: lettering is jumbled up
- 10Nov 18, '06 by porterwomanHeart sounds:
S3= Heart fail-ure (3 syllables)
S4=Hy-per-ten-sion (4 syllables)
And the effects of anticholinergics:
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.
- 6Apr 15, '07 by carrieprcThis 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
- 2Jun 27, '07 by BlaineCMQuote from jgwe4eI 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.Re ekg lead placement:
White on the right, smoke (black) over fire (red)
I like your "white on right" thing