mnemonics

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Anyone recall the mnemonic DC A RED TRAMP?

lil pixi

105 Posts

Haven't heard that one. Not even any luck in a web search at the moment.

It's funny, though, I just recently downloaded the Nerdcore Medical Mnemonics app for my iPhone.

Some are really a hoot.

wikiwicked

7 Posts

Haven't heard that one. Not even any luck in a web search at the moment.

It's funny, though, I just recently downloaded the Nerdcore Medical Mnemonics app for my iPhone.

Some are really a hoot.

It's for IV drug admin -

dilution, compatability, rate, effects, time route, amount, med, and patient.

i can't remember if a is admixture, allergies, or ??? and completely forgot the second D

iNurseUK, RN

348 Posts

Specializes in Plastics. General Surgery. ITU. Oncology. Has 20 years experience.

I always remember "RIDE YOUR GREEN BIKE" for the placement of 12 lead ECG limb leads (Red Yellow Green Black)

lil pixi

105 Posts

Some favs so far....

DAVID Bowie (General approach to chronic heart failure)

PIRATES (Causes of Atrial Fibrillation)

Virgil Can Not Make My Pet Zebra Laugh (Facial bones)

CLOWNS (That's awful, IMO. lol)

SHAZAM (Peptic Ulcer: Associated Causative Factors)

And I just fell over @ "My Big Nob Vibrates Gently in Her Pulsating Pelvis (Signs & symptoms of renal failure) :eek: :lol2:

iNurseUK, RN

348 Posts

Specializes in Plastics. General Surgery. ITU. Oncology. Has 20 years experience.

COUPLES:

COPD

Obese

Upper abdominal surgery

Prolonged bed rest

Long surgery

Elderly

Smokers

I remember this as a list of dangers for intubated patients in ITU

VltSW34

13 Posts

Oh, Oh, Oh, to touch and feel virgin girls' vaginas and hymens - Cranial Nerves

Some Lovers Try Positions That They Cannot Handle - Bones in Wrist

(I had a perverted A&P teacher)