Mnemonics in Allergy and Immunology

Editor: V. Dimov, M.D., Allergist/Immunologist and Assistant Professor at University of Chicago

A mnemonic example is shown below. Please see the complete list arranged by diagnostic topic.

Drugs for acute management of anaphylaxis: EASI

pinephrine IM
Antihistamines PO, IM
Steroids PO, IM, IV
Inhaled b2-agonists, if wheezing. IV fluids if hypotension.

Mnemonics by Disease

Diagnosing Allergies
Other Pulmonary Disorders
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Food Allergy
Drug Allergy
Primary Immunodeficiency
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

Related reading

Visual Mnemonics for Microbiology and Immunology. Blackwell Publishing, link via Google Books.

Published: 07/07/2007
Updated: 09/28/2011

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