Sunday, 6 April 2014

Orthopaedics Mnemonics

Mc site for 'D'VT......its 'D'istal.....ie...Calf vein
Mc site for 'P'TE....'P'roximal....ie..Femoral vein
Jeffersons# ..... !st cervical vertebrae
Hangmans....... !!nd vertebrae
Now compare the first letters
J...... !
H.....!-!
'C'lay 'S'hovellers #....
'C'-'S'even vertebrae# spinous process
Klijic test...B/L CDH
Phalen test..CTS
Cozen test....Tennis elbow
Schoebers test....Ankylosing spondylitis
Coin test...TB Dorsolumbar spine
Nafziger test...Disc prolapse
Anvil test...spine tenderness
Apley grinding test&Bounce test...meniscus injury
Thomas test...fixed flexion hip deformity
Thompson test..Tendoachilles

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