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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Craig on Resuscitation and Drugs

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Tagg, A. Craig on Resuscitation and Drugs, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/pac-conference-craig-on-resuscitation-and-drugs/

We have teamed up with APLS to share the videos from their Paediatric Acute Care Conferences. These videos have never been open access before, so if you weren’t able to attend the conferences, then now’s your chance to catch up. The PAC Conference is run each year by APLS and consists of presentations on a…

DFTB in EMA #5 – Sticks and stones may break some bones

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Tagg, A. DFTB in EMA #5 – Sticks and stones may break some bones, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8055

This month in the EMA the DFTB team look at how we might treat a simple forearm fracture. “Up to a quarter of the paediatric population of the UK present to an ED annually with a large number being due to falls. High-risk activities such as scooter riding, climbing on monkey bars and backyard trampolines…

DFTB in EMA #4 – Spoonful of sugar: Improving the palatability of emergency department visits for children and their families

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Tagg, A. DFTB in EMA #4 – Spoonful of sugar: Improving the palatability of emergency department visits for children and their families, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8049

Whilst it has been available online for some time now the fourth EMA article from the DFTB team has just hit doormats across Australia. “Pain, fever, fatigue and fear can all add to anxiety and distress for unwell children and their families, as well as making assessment of their clinical state even more difficult. This…

IO, IO – It’s off to work we go!

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Tagg, A. IO, IO – It’s off to work we go!, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7843

Intraosseous access is one of those skills that is rarely used but can be a lifesaver. In the critically ill child IV access can be challenging. It is easy to get tunnel vision and try and try again to insert a cannula whilst losing focus on the reason for access – circulatory support. In order…

Trampoline injuries

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Tagg, A. Trampoline injuries, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7954

4 year old Calvin received the best Christmas present ever – a trampoline of his very own! After spending the morning bouncing with his older brother, Iggy, he started to complain of pain in his left knee.  The trampoline was safety-netted so his parents were happy that he couldn’t have fallen out and so, mystified that…

PAC conference – Long on High Flow Oxygen Therapy

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Tagg, A. PAC conference – Long on High Flow Oxygen Therapy, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at:
https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/pac-conference-long-on-high-flow-oxygen-therapy/

We have teamed up with APLS to share the videos from their Paediatric Acute Care Conferences. These videos have never been open access before, so if you weren’t able to attend the conferences, then now’s your chance to catch up. The PAC Conference is run each year by APLS and consists of presentations on a range of topics relevant to paediatric acute…