A comprehensive collection of clinical examination OSCE guides that include step-by-step images of key steps, video demonstrations and PDF mark schemes.
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Table of Contents
The Geeky Medics list of medical mnemonics has been curated to help you remember important medical concepts and facts.
Our list of medical mnemonics includes clinical skills, medicine, surgery, paediatrics and psychiatry. For basic sciences, see the Geeky Medics list of anatomy mnemonics.
See our history taking guides for more details.
See our syncope overview for more details
See our SBARR overview for more details
Placement of limb leads, starting clockwise from the right wrist:
See our guide to recording an ECG.
Check out our clinical examination guides.
See our emergency management guides for more details.
Count upwards from the ankles:
Also, as a rhyme: “1,2 buckle my shoe 3,4 kick the door 5,6 pick up sticks 7,8 shut the gate”
See our guide to cerebellar examination.
From right upper sternal border:
See our guide to cardiovascular examination.
See our guide to breaking bad news.
See our overview of acute heart failure.
See our overview of atrial fibrillation.
See our aortic stenosis examination guide.
See our overview of infective endocarditis.
See our overview of hypertension.
See our overview of asthma to learn more.
See our overview of tuberculosis.
See our guide to chest x-ray interpretation.
See our overview of thyroid eye disease.
See our guide to the acute management of diabetic ketoacidosis.
See our overview of acute kidney injury.
See our overview of acute pancreatitis.
See our overview of coeliac disease.
See our overview of multiple myeloma.
See our guide to full blood count interpretation.
Cytochrome P450 inhibitors:
Cytochrome P450 inducers:
See our guide to warfarin prescribing.
See our guide to Parkinson’s disease examination.
See our neurosurgery topic summaries.
See our rheumatology topic summaries.
See our dermatology guides.
See our guide to delirium assessment & management,
See our back pain history taking guide.
See our emergency guides.
See our guide to CT head interpretation.
See our guide to abdominal examination.
See our guide to osteoarthritis.
See our guide to musculoskeletal x-ray interpretation.
See our guide to acute limb ischaemia
See our guides to breast examination and breast cancer.
See our guide to shoulder dystocia.
See our guide to nasal examination.
See our guide to croup.
See our guide to paediatric history taking.
See our guide to suicide risk assessment.