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    Thumbs up Surgery Mnemonics-2

    Abdominal distension
    5Fs

    Fat, Fluid, Faeces, Flatus, Fetus


    Acute Abdomen
    MEDIC CURSES A MOP

    Mesenteric Adenitis,
    Enteritis,
    Diverticulitis,
    Ischaemic Colitis
    Cholycystitis,
    Ulcers,
    Renal Colic,
    Salphingitis,
    E ctopic Pregnanc y ,
    Small bowel obstruction
    Appendicitis
    Meckels Diverticulum,
    Ovarian Cyst,
    Pancreatitis


    Bleeding PR
    Haemorrhoidal DRAIN

    Haemorrhoids,
    Diverticulitis,
    Radiation enteritis,
    AV malformation,
    Ischaemia,
    Neoplasm


    GI obstruction
    PV D&C

    Pain,
    Vomiting,
    Distension,
    Constipation


    Haematemesis
    GUM BLEEDING

    Gastritis,
    Ulcer,
    Mallory-Weiss
    Biliary (Haemobilia),
    Large varices,
    Esophagitis,
    Entero-aortic fistula,
    Duodenitis,
    IBD,
    Neovascularisation,
    Gastric carcinoma


    NG tube removal post op
    4Ps

    Peristalsis,
    Passage of flatus,
    Paucity of aspirate,
    Patient Peckish


    Leg Ulcers
    VAIN PAIN

    Venous,
    Arterial,
    Infection (e.g. syphilis),
    Neuropathic
    Pressure sores,
    Arthritis (e.g. RA, PAN),
    Injury / IDB,
    Neoplastic


    Pancreatitis
    GET SMASHED

    Gallstones / Gravid,
    Ethanol,
    Trauma (incl. surgery)
    Steroids,
    Mumps,
    Autoimune (PAN),
    Scorpion bites,
    Hyper-lipid / calcium / hypothermia,
    ERCP,
    Drugs (azothioprine, thiazide diuretics)


    Ronsonís criteria for above:
    ACUTELY
    What A GAL

    ↑WCC
    ↑Age
    ↑Glu
    ↑AST
    ↑LDH

    > 48 hours
    FUCH BO

    ↑Fluid sequestered (>6L)
    ↑Urea (>10mmol)
    ↓Ca2+ (<2mmol)
    ↓Haematocrit (>10%)
    ↑Base XS (>-4)
    ↓O2 (<8kPa)


    Prophylactic antibiotics
    APPLE

    Amputations,
    Prosthesis,
    Penetrating wounds,
    Large bowel surg,
    Endocarditis


    Small bowel obstruction
    SHAVIT

    Stone,
    Hernia,
    Adhesions,
    Volvulus,
    Intussusception,
    Tumour
    Thank you GOD

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    hm.. good one...
    The More You Sweat In Peace, The Less You Bleed In War..

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    niceee topic

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    4P's of stopping bleeding
    PRESSURE
    PACKING
    PRESSOR
    PRAY

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    It would be best if a little description was also noted here.

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    thanks...help alot..

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    thanks for this document

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