- By: Tiago Villanueva
What does the word “nuts” mean to you? A chocolate bar, dry fruits in your muesli, an adjective, and thats about it, right? No! Logging on to this website entails discovering a hidden meaning. Each letter in NUTS is an initial of an urethral cause of haematuria (neoplasm, urethritis, tumour, and stone).
This site is a comprehensive database of mnemonics regarding medical subjects. My first contact with mnemonics in medical school was a silly poem that none the less proved effective to help me remember the names of the cranial nerves. It was enough for me to start seeing mnemonics as a useful study tool.
All the mnemonics featured are contributions from students and medical professionals from all around the world and can be posted directly in the site.
There are two great features. One is a search system that uses filters—for example, a clinical or non-clinical subject or a