Don't Forget the Bubbles is a paediatric blog providing online medical education. It is run by Tessa Davis, Henry Goldstein, Ben Lawton and Andrew Tagg, and is a collaborative effort to create a Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAM) resource for paediatrics. We have no external funding and exclusively fund DFTB ourselves.

Mechanical CPR in children

Sometimes a single tweet can stir up something deep inside me that I want to know the answer to.  This time it was Jim DuCanto, airway guru. Since this is a blog about paediatrics I won’t go into my opinions about mechanical CPR (mCPR) in grown ups. I’ll leave it to Robbie Simpson to rant…

The 3rd Bubble Wrap

With millions upon millions of journal articles being published every year it is impossible to keep up.  Every month we ask some of our friends from the world of paediatrics to point out something that has caught their eye.

Night shifts

You aren’t evolved to be awake at night. Your brain and body expect to be asleep during your biological night, so they can get on with the business of sleep, the essential caretaking tasks sleep does for you, when your eyes close and you dream the night away, The physiological drive that pushes you into…