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1

airborne precaution diseases

My Chicken Hez TB
measles
chicken pox
herpes zoster
tb

2

droplet precaution diseases

SPIDERMAn
s carlet fever, sepsis, strep pharyngitis
p ertussis, parvovirus b19, pneumonia
i nfluenza
d iphtheria
e piglottitis
r ubella
m umps, mycoplasma/meningeal pneumonia
a de n ovirus

3

contact precaution diseases

M ulti-resistant organism
R espiratory Syncitial Virus
S kin infections (VCHIPSS: varicella, cutaneous diphtheria, herpes simplex, impetigo, pediculosis, staph infection, scabies)

W ound infection
E nteric infection (C diff)
E ye infection (conjunctivitis)

4

mnemonic: addisons vs cushings

add: everything down except K
cush: everything up except K

Na, BP, blood volume, glucose

5

APGAR

appearance
pulse
grimace
activity
respirations

6

skin infections (mnemonic)

VCHIPS
v aricella
c utaneous diphtheria
h erpes simplex
i mpetigo
p ediculosis
s taph infection
s cabies

7

parkinsons (mnemonic)

t remor
r igidity (cogwheel, plastic, lead pipe)
a kinesia
p ill rolling

8

ACE inhibitor side effects

c ough
a ngioadema/agranulocytosis
p otassium excess
t aste changes
o rthostatic hypotension
p regnancy contraindication
r enal artery stenosis contraindication
i nflammation-related pain
l ower gfr

9

nephrotic syndrome mnemonic

people have endless appetites

proteinuria
hyperlipidemia
edema
albuminuria & hypoalbuminemia

10

angiotensin II receptor blocker side effects mnemonic

halt dangerous hypertension

headache
dizziness
hyperkalemia

11

corticosteroid side effects mnemonic

CUSHINGOID

c ataracts
u lcers
s kin (bruising, striae)
h yperglycemia/htn/hirsutism
i nfections
n ecrosis (avascular, of the femoral head)
g lycosuria
o steoporosis, obesity
i mmunosuppression
d iabetes

12

calcium channel blocker side effects mnemonic

SHED the GAPS

s JS
h eadache
e dema
d izziness

g ingival hyperplasia
a ngina
p alpitations
s leepiness