Saturday, July 3, 2010

indication for dialysis (the mnemonic)

sorry to say that this mnemonic sounds bad, but it aids the memory. :p


Fluid overload (not respond to diuretics)
Uraemia (with encephalopathy)
periCarditis
hyperKalaemia (which not controlled by conservative measures)
MEtabolic acidosis (which is severe)


credit to Dr Yeoh

JH


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