Sunday, April 30, 2017

Phencyclidine intoxication mnemonic

A combative, agitated, psychotic patient with multi directional nystagmus, tachycardia and hypertension. 

Yup. You guessed it right. It's PCP intoxication. 

Here's a mnemonic 

Change Dilated pupils to Decreased pain perception. PCP does not cause dilated pupils!

That's all!

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