Medicine

Neurotransmitters in Sleep

"SAND"

  • Serotonin (initiates sleep)
  • Acetylcholine (ACh)
  • Norepinephrine
  • Dopamine (causes arousal from sleep, i.e., wakefulness))
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Petitmal triad

  "MAA"

  • Myoclonic seizures
  • Absence seizures
  • Akinetic seizures
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Trotter's triad

 "PIC"

  • Palatal paralysis
  • I/L temporoparietal neuralgia
  • Conduction deafness
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PELD score

"BASIN"

  • Bilirubin
  • Age
  • S.Albumin
  • INR
  • Neuritis

 

 PELD score: Pediatric end-stage liver disease score is the pediatric version of MELD score for liver cirrhosis severity and transplant planning.

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