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an·am·nes·tic

(an'am-nes'tik),
1. Assisting the memory. Synonym(s): mnemonic
2. Relating to the medical history of a patient.
3. Related to boosting immunity by repeated vaccination.

mnemonic

(nĭ-mŏn′ĭk)
adj.
Relating to, assisting, or intended to assist the memory.
n.
A device, such as a formula or rhyme, used as an aid in remembering.

mne·mon′i·cal·ly adv.

mnemonic

Any linguistic device, such as a rhyme, song verse, formula, acronym or other, which is used to jog the memory.

Example
SADCHALETS—A UK mnemonic used in the context of a major incident (mass disaster) for the information that the first police officer or other person on the scene should relay to their control room:
• S—survey the scene;
• A—assess the scene;
• D—disseminate to those who need to know (police, fire, ambulance, highways, etc.);

• C—casualties (how many, seriousness);
• H—hazards (HAZCHEM, fire, etc.);
• A—access routes for emergency services;
• L—location (exact position and give accurate directions to control room);
• E—emergency services (liaise with others so they know what has been done or needs to be done);
• T—ype of incident (e.g., two vehicle injury etc.);
• S—scene log, if appropriate (e.g., life threatening).

mnemonic

Any artifice–eg, rhyme, formula, acronym, used to jog the memory

an·am·nes·tic

(an'am-nes'tik)
1. Assisting the memory.
Synonym(s): mnemonic.
2. Relating to the medical history of a patient.
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