Some Mnemonics for Metabolic acidosis (for first years)

Metabolic acidosis is of two types
  1. In which Anion Gap increases

Causes/ features:

M= methanol
U= Uremia
D= Diebetic Ketoacidosis
P= Paraldehyde
I= Iron intake
L= Lactic acidosis
E= Ethanol
S= Salicylates

2. In which there is normal anion gap

Causes/ features:

H= Hyperventilation
A= Acetazolamide
R= Renal Tubular Acidosis
D= Diorrhoea
U= Ureterosigmostomy
P= Pancreatic fistula

I found these in an online lecture once... so shared :)


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