AEIOU TIPS medical mnemonic – possible causes of unconsciousness

This is an example of a mnemonic that is commonly used in the real world to remember the possible causes of unconsciousness

  • Alcohol
  • Epilepsy with seizure activity
  • Infection
  • Overdose
  • Uremia (excess uremia in the blood as a result of kidney failure or inadequacy)
  • Trauma
  • Insulin (high or low BSL)
  • Poisoning
  • Stroke

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