DUMBBELLS medical mnemonic – cholinergic overdose

This is an example of a mnemonic that is commonly used in the real world to diagnose cholinergic overdose

  • Diarrhoea
  • Urination
  • Miosis/muscle weakness
  • Bronchorrhea
  • Bradycardia
  • Emesis
  • Lacrimation
  • Salivation/sweating

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