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Medical Mnemonics

Here are links to listings of medical mnemonics to help you on the wards and on your exams.  Check back often, as more mnemonics (and more categories) will be added.  If you have a medical mnemonic to contribute, send me an email or leave a comment on the Mudphudder blog.  All the mnemonics are organized into subject categories to make browsing a particular area easier and, ultimately, to help you find what your looking for.

Cardiology

Endocrinology

Gastroenterology (GI)

Hematology / Oncology

Nephrology

Neurology

Pharmacology / Toxicology

Pulmonology

Psychiatry

Radiology

Rheumatology

Surgery

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One Response to “Medical Mnemonics”

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    Brian Dalton:

    Here’s a pneumonic for secondary causes of HTN (as listed in JNC VII): TRACKPADS. Can be helpful for NBME questions, as well as the hospital/clinic I guess.
    T = Thyroid disease (hyper-)
    R = Renovascular disease (renal artery stenosis)
    A = Aorta (coarctation of)
    C = Cushing syndrome
    K = chronic Kidney disease
    P = Pheochromocytoma
    A = Aldosteronism (hyper-)
    D = Drugs (oral contraceptives, decongestants, NSAIDs, etc.)
    S = Sleep apnea

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