There are multiple learning tools used as an adjunctive aide memoire. Herewith a collection of Toxicological related mnemonics used with varying frequency throughout the conundrums. Let us know if you have any more to add...
Hypotension Post Cardiac Surgery. Think PROVED?: pump, rhythm, obstruction, volume, (endocrine), distributive, ? = artefactual
Permissive hypotension is also known as hypotensive resuscitation and low volume resuscitation. The concept remains controversial and is primarily applicable to the penetrating trauma patient
A modified rapid sequence intubation (RSI) approach is usually preferred in hypotensive, shocked patients
An echo reveals a dilated and poorly functioning right ventricle with RV wall thickness of 6mm (≤5mm). You wonder whether this is a massive pulmonary embolism or just the changes of chronic pulmonary hypertension.