Mnemonic _ Becks Triad (Cardiac Tamponade)

Beck’s triad is characterised by hypotension, jugular vein distention, and diminished or muffled heart sounds on cardiac auscultation.

How To Remember Beck’s Triad (Cardiac Tamponade) ?

Beck’s Triad 

  • Distant heart sounds
  • Distended jugular veins
  • Decreased arterial pressure

Mnemonic: “3 D’s

Mind Map / Concept Map /Memory Aid/ Mnemonic To Remember Beck’s Triad (Cardiac Tamponade)


Remember this for your NExT Medical Exit Test exam & USMLE, Pre-Med, NCLEX exams.

Dr. Arin Nandi

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