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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Asthma for Ambos

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Asthma for Ambos, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9592Tonight I had the privilege to talk to the team at the Werribee branch of Ambulance Victoria. I was given the brief to talk on something to do with paediatric respiratory problems and I thought I would focus on…

Playground behaviour – in adults

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

Playground behaviour

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

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

Assessing Dehydration

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

Farewell, Kate Granger

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Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Farewell, Kate Granger, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9338Tessa, Ben, Henry and I want to formally express our deep sadness at the recent passing of Dr Kate Granger.   There may be many of you who have never heard of her name but will be aware of the…