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PostSubject: Mnemonics Surgery   Wed Jun 10, 2009 10:38 pm

The 5 W's For Remembering Common Causes of Fever Post-Operation:
WATER, WIND, WALK, WOUND, & WEIRD DRUGS
WATER = urinary tract infections
WIND = atelectasis or pneumonia
WALK = deep vein thrombosis
WOUND = surgucal wound infection
WEIRD DRUGS = drug induced fever
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