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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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…

Urine collection

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Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Urine collection, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10888Urine, the other amber nectar, is something we seem to want to check in nearly every unwell appearing child.  But what do you do if they just don’t want to go?  You’ve filled them up with icy poles or dilute…

Blue Ringed Octopus

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Blue Ringed Octopus, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10977One of the highlights of the holiday season, here in Australia, is being able to go to the beach (please don’t try this in the north). Victoria is one of the safer states when it comes to dangerous critters…

Looking back, Looking forward

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Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Looking back, Looking forward, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10967One of the nice things about living in Australia is being amongst the first to welcome in the new year.  As 2016 draws to a close and 2017 creeps out from under duvet, it is time to take…

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…