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Nursing Mnemonics


HEART FAILURE-RIGHT SIDED "HEAD" Hepatomegaly, Edema (Bipedal), Ascites, Distended Neck Veins
HYPERTENSION-NURSING CARE "DIURETIC" Daily weight, Intake and Output, Urine Output, Response of BP, Electorlytes, Take Pulses, Ischemic Episodes (TIA), Complications: The 4 Cs on Hypertention (CAD, CRF, CHF, & CVA)
Cor Pulmonale S&S "Plesae Read His Text" Peripheral edema, Raised JVP, Hepatomegaly, Tricuspid incompetence
Heart Sounds "Ape to Man" Aortic, Pulmonic, Erbs points, Tricuspid, and Mitral
Cardiac Valves Blood Flow "Toilet Paper My Ass" Tricuspid, Pulmonic, Mitral, and Aortic
Coronary Arteries-Location "I have a RIGHT to CAMP if you LEFT off the AC" Coronary, Artery, Artery, Marginal Artery, Posterior Intraventricular Artery Left, Anterior Descending Artery, Circumflex Artery
Angina-Management "MONA" Morphine, Oxygen, Nitrates, and Aspirin
Myocardial Infartion-Management "MONATAS" Morphine, Oxygen, Nitrates, Aspirin, Thrombolytics, Anticoagulants, and Stool Softners
Heart Failure-Origin "Left-Lung and Right-Rest" Left side of the heart and Lung has edema. Right side of the heart and Rest of the body has edema
Heart Failure- Left Sided-Clinical Symptoms "CHOP" Cough, Hemoptysis, Orthopnea, Pulmonary Congestion (crackles/rales)
CHF Treatment "UNLOAD FAST" sit Upright, Nitro, Lasix, Oxygen, Amnophylline, Digoxin, Fluids-decrease, Afterload-decrease, Sodium-decrease, Test: dig level, ABG, K+
Toxicity Sepsis S&S "The 6 T's" Tachycardia, Tachypnea, Tremors, Toxic look, Tiredness, Temperature (fever)
Shock-S&S "TV SPARC CUBE" Thirst, Vomiting, Sweating, Pulse Weak, Anxious, Respirations shallow/rapid, Cool, Cyanotic, Unconscious, BP low, Eyes blank
Aortic Stenosis Symptoms "SAD" Syncope, Angina, Dyspnea
Created by: mariyamajames1
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