Came up with this for ROS and hope
everyone finds this useful:
CPR NMS RACE (NMS as in National Medical Series books :D)
C Cardiac (Chest pain, palpitations)
P Pelvic (Vaginal bleeding, vaginal discharge)
R Renal (Dysuria, frequency, nocturia)
N Neuro (Headache, visual...
Don't forget to give a BATHE to everyone ! :))
B: Background: "What is going on in your life?"
A: Affects the life: " How do you feel about it ?"
T: Trouble: "What troubles(concerns) you the most about this?"
H: Handling: "How are you handling that?"
E : Empathy: "That must be very difficult...
My friends, Im so happy I passed, got my report today:). For those who still studying, I decided to share mnemonics I created myself. drssbaz is one of the participants. Some of them, I took from other people, so let me start it.
Please, follow this thread, because I will not type all of them at...
For general physical exam:
PICKLE: Pallor, icterus, clubbing, koilonychia, lymphadenopathy, edema
For chief complaint:
LIQORAAA: Location, Intensity, Quality, Onset and progression, Radiation, Aggravating and Alleviating factors, Associated symptoms
For rest of systems:
I had planned to give about 5-7 min for Hx, 5-7 min for examination, 3-4 min for closure. I finished every case few seconds to a minute before the time was over but found that all the others were already doing the PN!
For the mnemonics ,I picked some mnemonics from the pool. I have attached the...
Travel - this may not always be needed but it reminds me to ask when I have a rash or diarrhea case!
HO HAD SAFE PATHS Before she Lost Consciousnesses
Febrile - Heat stroke
Tu of brain
Hematoma of brain
ON CALL IODIOTS Food FED RN (or RV however you like)
Coryza (runny nose)
Associated symptoms (other than those already listed)
Listless (how has you babies activity level been?)
Liquids passing (# wet diapers)
Does anyone know any mnemonics for questions to ask a patient who has recently been diagnosed with Diabetes? I know what to ask for a patient who is coming in for a follow up after 10 years of disease but what about someone who was diagnosed last week?
DM follow up
O ISC MLRH5 VIP MGUN
I insulin Rx
S schedule intake
C compliant ( regular intake )
M monitor glucose level
LR last glucose reading
H5 ( HBA1c, heart symptoms( palpation , chest pain), HT, Hypercholesterolemia, hypoglycemia attack )
V vision changes ( blurring...
Hello everyone, I made a brief mnemonic for insomnia, i made it mostly because insomnia doesn't follow any other mnemonic we know for the history taking and it would be annoying to just memorize a topic we are not sure we're going to have in the exam.
Hope you find it useful!
PS: i didn't add...
Hey everyone: Me and Dr_P made this up because we were missing soooo many questions in our history. Hope it works for some.
BEING RAPED . COM
B2EING R2AP2ED . C3OM
B2 - Bruises/bleeding
E - ejaculation
G- Genital Bleeding
R2 - Report/Recognize
Another Mnemonic i made, this time for a patient who passed out. Thanks to DrLTorres and Dr_Levasseur
Passed out (PASS the BLT SANDWICH)
Loss of consciousness (duration)