Paediatric Chest Drains

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Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Paediatric Chest Drains, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.18913We know that critical procedures are rare in clinical practice but that when they do need to be done they need to be done right. Whether for relieving a haemo-pneumothorax or a large empyema it is incumbent upon us…

The Collapsed Cardiac Child: Kath Browning Carmo at DFTB18

Cite this article as: DFTB, T. The Collapsed Cardiac Child: Kath Browning Carmo at DFTB18, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.18978There is nothing like the thought of dealing with a shocked neonate to strike the fear of the almighty into the most experienced doctor. If you are lucky enough to have Kath Browning…

The illusion of patient choice

Cite this article as: Bali, A. The illusion of patient choice, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.19010“Pick a card…any card”, as the saying goes. I remember being the recipient of this common trick when a medical student, at a friend’s for dinner where a magician was a fellow guest. The scientist in me…

Paediatric Placements – from the eyes of a medical student

Cite this article as: Hilder, A. Paediatric Placements – from the eyes of a medical student, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.18800Paediatric medicine is notoriously challenging for medical students. Not only does it encompass as many different medical fields as we see in adult medicine; but there is also the challenge of learning…

Legal and Ethical Quandaries: Ian Summers at DFTB18

Cite this article as: DFTB, T. Legal and Ethical Quandaries: Ian Summers at DFTB18, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.18919When most of us think of ethics and law our eyes roll and we picture Rumpole of the Bailey and quiet Sunday afternoons in front of the television. But his time Ian Summers came…