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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Ears looking at you, kid

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Ears looking at you, kid, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10936Earache is a leading cause of grumpiness in children.  A recent paper in the New England Journal of Medicine has suggested that a 10 day course of antibiotics is more effective than a 5 day course in treating…

Happy Holidays!

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Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Happy Holidays!, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10883The team at Don’t Forget The Bubbles would like to wish all of those who come and visit us online a happy holiday season. To make sure it is a good one we’ll leave you with this paper from the…

Our Friends in the North

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Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Our Friends in the North, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10922As Christmas approaches I still cannot get used to it in the southern hemisphere. Coming from England I am used to a cold, dark, and often wet, festive season, with its attendant medical problems. I was reminded…

Navel Gazing

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Navel Gazing, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10377Love them or hate them, everyone* has one. The umbilical stump is all that remains of the physical bond the neonate has with their mother.  We’ve looked at the importance of the umbilical vessels as a means of oxygenation, but the…

Never enough hours in the day

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Never enough hours in the day, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10228“How do you do it? How do you keep up with all this blogging, tweeting and writing whilst holding a job and keeping your family happy?” It’s a question I invariably get asked when I speak…

Two Tribes?

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Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Two Tribes?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10656Setting up a conference can be a challenge. When you have a product that you want to to market you have to first know your target audience.  We have a broad readership at Don’t Forget The Bubbles and so defining…