Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Another mnemonic for you med students out there

A new week, a new case, same old stuff to run through. Once you have your disease of the week, you can go through all the important bits of it, systematically.

DR DEAC PIMP

Definition
Risk factors

DDx
Epidemiology
Aetiology (apologies to my transatlantic cousins!)
Cause

Pathophysiology
Investigations
Management
Prognosis

1 comment:

  1. Hey,
    I found your post from searching on Google. Just thought I'd say that we are taught that the "C" stands for Clinical features - not causes - as aetiology covers causes.

    A medical student.

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