Depression Mnemonic – BEST USMLE Step 2 CS Mnemonics

Depression Mnemonic and Differential Diagnosis:

Having trouble remembering all the important questions to ask during your patient encounter? Then try this Depression Mnemonic for USMLE Step 2 CS.

Depression Mnemonic (SIG E CAPS) - BEST USMLE Step 2 CS Mnemonics - Medical Institution

Depression Mnemonic (SIG E CAPS) – BEST USMLE Step 2 CS Mnemonics – Medical Institution

PHYSICAL EXAMINATION for Depression mnemonic

NOTE: Make sure to wash your hands or wear gloves before you start physical examination. Make sure to ask for permission before you start each physical exam. Make sure to use proper draping (don’t forget to tie back patient’s gown). Make sure to explain each physical examination in layman’s term to your patient. Do NOT repeat painful maneuvers.

DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS for Depression mnemonic
DIAGNOSTIC WORK UP for Depression mnemonic
  • Physical Exam
  • Mental Status Exam
  • Complete Blood Count (CBC)
  • Urine Drug test
  • TSH
  • HbA1c
  • Pelvic exam/Genital exam
  • CT of the head

 

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