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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Through the looking glass

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Tagg, A. Through the looking glass, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9685

As we head out winter in the southern hemisphere the northern hemisphere can see that ‘Winter is Coming’ and with it the scourge of the paediatric emergency departments – bronchiolitis.  It’s one of those diseases that the we should all be able to spot but the real challenge is picking up those that present as…

Playground behaviour – in adults

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Tagg, A. Playground behaviour – in adults, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9377

This week Lieutenant General David Morrison AO (Retd) has been invited to my healthcare to a give a talk on workplace bullying and harassment.  Earlier this week I wrote about the pervasiveness of childhood bullying and asked you all to reflect on what it might mean for us at work. In light of recent findings in…

Playground behaviour

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Tagg, A. Playground behaviour, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9347

This week Lieutenant General David Morrison AO has been invited to my healthcare network to talk about bullying and harassment.  Before considering it in the medical profession it is worth looking over what bullying means to children.

Key trials in developing countries – 2015-2016

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Tagg, A. Key trials in developing countries – 2015-2016, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7460

Here is a recently published booklet which summarises much of the latest research on child health in developing countries. It consists of evidence derived from all the randomised trials published over the last year. Professor Trevor Duke, Intensivist at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne has put together this excellent summary of some of the…

Assessing Dehydration

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Tagg, A. Assessing Dehydration, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9327

In this second post in an occasional series questioning some of the basics of paediatric assessment we are going to look at clinical markers of dehydration, something we have to look out for every single day in the department.