Monday, 2 January 2017

Mnemonics

• Hereditary hyperbilirubinemias
UGC—Unconjugated
Gilbert’s syndrome
Crigler-Najjar syndrome I and II

• Downe’s score
– Cyanosis
– Air entry
– Respiratory rate
– Grunting
– Retraction
Mnemonic: CARGR

• Silverman-Anderson index
– Grunting
– Nasal flaring
– Retraction—Upper chest
– Retraction—Lower chest
– Retraction—Xiphoid
Mnemonic: GFR 3–LUX–Silver

• Fallot’s triad
RVH
ASD
Pulmonic stenosis
Mnemonic: RAP

• Fallot’s tetralogy
Pulmonic stenosis
RVH
Overriding of aorta
Ventricular septal defect
Mnemonic: PROVe

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