An Emergency Physician with a special interest in education and lifelong learning. When not drinking coffee and reading Batman comics he is playing with his children.

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Mechanical CPR in children

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Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Mechanical CPR in children, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.11177Sometimes 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…

The Hidden Curriculum – Empathy

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Cite this article as: Tagg, A. The Hidden Curriculum – Empathy, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.11134When I mentioned the importance of acting as a role model in a recent post the esteemed Daniel Cabrera tweeted a short response – “Empathy, that’s all“. So what is it? Can we do without it? And…

That’s Entertainment

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. That’s Entertainment, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10997As a birthday treat (mine not hers) my five year old daughter took me to see Operation Ouch Live! It’s one of the few television shows we watch as a family in our house so I thought I’d share you…

The good old days

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. The good old days, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.11095As I introduced the latest batch of interns to the department I thought back to my first few days as a doctor and how I have changed. I qualified in 1997 and I still remember lots of things…

Molluscum contagiosum

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Molluscum contagiosum, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10484  It started as one or two raised little bumps under her arm. They didn’t seem to bother her but as time went on they seemed to increase in number.  As a handful became too many to count her parents…

Poop Patrol

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Poop Patrol, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10986It’s the one question that all parents seem to ask about their newborn – “Is this normal? How can such a small thing create such a lot of mess?” One of the things that stood out to me from Ross…