Peripheral Vasoactive Drugs

This month‚Äôs Podcast of the Month is from paediatricemergencies.com. In a 30 minute podcast aimed at the non-intensivist, Chris Flannigan (Paeds ICU Royal Belfast Hospital) discusses ‚Äėpush dose pressors‚Äô and peripheral adrenaline infusions. He presents a simple and quick approach to the crashing kid on the ward who doesn‚Äôt have central access and isn‚Äôt responding…

DFTB in Dublin – the Workshops

Having braved international flights half of the team from DFTB (Andy and Henry) have made it to SMACCDub. For those of you not in the know the Social Media And Critical Care conference is in it’s fourth year now and partly inspired us to start Don’t Forget The Bubbles. ¬†Although the editors regularly chat online…

PAC conference – Long on High Flow Oxygen Therapy

We have teamed up with¬†APLS¬†to share the videos from their¬†Paediatric Acute Care Conferences. These videos have never been open access before, so if you weren’t able to attend the conferences, then now’s your chance to catch up. The¬†PAC Conference¬†is run each year by¬†APLS¬†and consists of presentations on a range of topics relevant to paediatric acute…

Kids in cars

The mercury on the outside thermometer is inching past 40oC for the third day in a row and for once you are grateful to be in the cool, air-conditioned emergency department. ¬†The emergency phone snaps you back into alertness. The paramedics are bringing in a toddler that has been liberated from the back of a…

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