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ANAESTHESIA IMPLICATIONS OF COEXISTING DISEASES THROUGH MNEMONICS
MNEMO[anaesthesia implications]> Ehlers Danlos Syndrome "EDS" E. ECG conduction anomalies D.Difficult to maintain intravenous access S.Spontaneous pneumo thorax Severe tracheal bruising can happen on intubation
MNEMO (anaesthesia implications)>SLE "CARD" 1.Cardiac and Renal involvement 2.Anemia 3.Raynaud's phenomenon: So avoid hypothermia 4.Determine clotting status