Remembering the different types of shock is shockingly easy!
K: Anaphylactic (The “K” is for the hard “C” in “lactic“)
I’ve seen the following mnemonic for the causes of acute pancreatitis in a few places and it certainly gets points for creativity. “I GET SMASHED”:
M: Microbiological (namely, Mumps)
A: Autoimmune (e.g. SLE, Crohn’s)
S: Scorpion bite
H: Hyperlipidemia (also hypercalcemia, hypothermia)
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