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Jan 12 2013

Methemoglobinemia Treatment Mnemonic

Methemoglobinemia is an important Emergency Medicine topic to know for the boards. You may see the clues of recent anesthetic or nitrate use and chocolate colored blood.

This mnemonic is very simple and will help you remember the treatment.

Treat METHemoglobinemia with METHylene blue!

Reference:

Fischer, Conrad, and Sonia Reichert. “Emergency Medicine/Toxicology.” USMLE Step 3: Master the Boards. New York, NY: Kaplan, 2009. 497. Print.

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