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USMLE Step 2 CK Mnemonics Mnemonics, acronyms, reminders, and memorizing tips for the USMLE Step 2 CK.


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Old 05-05-2011
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Smile Headache Mnemonics

here i made mnemonics of some types of headache, if any 1 find any mistake please correct me.

MIGRAINE
M = MOSTLY IN FEMALES
I = IF RECURRENCES OCCUR THEN GIVE BETA BLOCKERS
G = GENETIC PREDISPOSITION
R = RECCURRENT HEADACHE
A = AURA(ONLY IN 20%)
I = ILITRIPTAN (TRIPTAN DRUGS)
N = NAUSEA
E = ERGOTAMINES

CLUSTER HEADACHE
C = SEEN MOSTLY IN MALES
L = LACRIMATION/RHINORHEA/NASAL CONGESTION
U = UNILATERAL
S = STEROIDS
T = THERAPY WITH LITHIUM
E = EIR(100% O2)
R = RED EYE
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