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KJZ Mnemonics from First Aid for the USMLE Step 2 CK
The 6 P's of Compartment Syndrome
Falen's is Flexing (wrists, tests for carpal tunnel by reproducing aching & numbness in < 60 sec)
Tinel's Taps to cause Tingling (over median nerve, to test for carpal tunnel)
Causes of hyperuricemia
Cell turnover increased (hemolysis, blast crisis, tumor lysis, myelodysplasia, psoriasis),
Diet (red meat, alcohol),
Salicylates (low dose),
Criteria for SLE
Neurologic sx (lupus cerebritis, seizures)
Serositis (pleural or pericardial effusion),
Drugs that can cause a lupus syndrome
CHIMPs mind their Ps & Qs
Duchenne has Deficiency of Dystrophin
Making a differential diagnosis