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TRAP Parkinsons: Tremor Rigidity Akinesia Postural Instability
SADPERSONS at risk for suicide completion Sex (male) Age (teenager/elderly) Depression Previous attempt Ethanol loss of Rational thinking (schizo/bp/borderline) No spouse Social support lacking OWNING A GUN!
SIGECAPS Sleep Interest Guilt Energy Concentration Appetite Psychomotor agitation or depression Suicidal thoughts
POTTER
BALSA Parkinson Medications: these aren't most common or the order used Bromocriptine Amantadine Levodopa Selegiline Anti-muscarinic (Benztropine)
VACTERL
HACEK Haemophilus Actinobacilius Cardiobacterium Eikenella Kingella
CRACKAMIGOS
MUDPILES Methanol Uremia Diabetic Ketoacidosis Propylene glycol Iron INH Lactic acid Ethylene Glycol Salicylates
Antimuscarinic Side Effects: blind as a bat, hot as a hare, dry as a bone, red as a beet, mad as a hatter, bloated as a toad, tackycardia, CI glaucoma, prostatic hypertension
GABAa Receptor Drugs: Duration vs. Frequency Benzodiazapines (Frenzodiazapines) Frequency Barbiturates (BarbiDURates) Duraction
DIG FAST Mania Distractability Irresponsibility Grandiosity Flight of Ideas Activity decrease with weight loss and increased libido Sleep decreased Talkativeness
LMNOP Tx of Pulmonary Edema Loop Diuretics Morphine Nitrates Oxygen Positioning
MONA Angina Morphine Oxygen Nitrogen Acetaminophen
Gynecomastia as a result of medications Some Drugs Cause Awesome Knockers Spironolactone Digitalis Cimetidine Alcohol Ketoconizole
DUMBBELSS Cholinesterase inhibitor poisoning (organophosphates) Too much acetylcholine Diarrhea Urination Miosis Bronchospasm Bradycardia Excitation (skeletal muscle) Lacrimation Sweating Salivation
Identification of Gm + cocci based on novabiocin, optochin, and bactracin? NO StRESs Novobiocin saphrophyticus resistant epidermidis is sensitive Optochin viridans is resistant Pneumoniae is sensitive Bactracin group B are Resistant group A strep are sensitive
TORCHES Organisms that cross the placenta and can cause transference of infection from mother to fetus. Toxoplasma Gondi Rubella CMV Herpes Syphilis
Hard-Ass Hyperailmentation Addisons Dz Renal tubular acidosis Diarrhea Acetazolamide Spironalactone Saline Infusion
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