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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Coaching in Paediatric Resus

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Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Coaching in Paediatric Resus, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16514Paediatric resuscitation is, thankfully, a rare event. When it happens we want to take every advantage of the training afforded to us and so we often turn to simulation. Any resuscitation can create a feeling of overwhelm, of…

Diagnosing DDH

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Diagnosing DDH, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13704When people approach me to ask about writing for DFTB I usually suggest that they write about what they know.  That is certainly my approach and why I started to write the Normal Neonate series a year ago. The littlest…

Nasogastric tubes

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Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Nasogastric tubes, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16175There are certain procedures that we all love to do. Some people like intubations, some like lumbar punctures. Pretty much nobody likes inserting nasogastric tubes. I’ve spent many frustrated minutes, having performed the smoothest first pass intubation, wrestling with the…

Paediatric Research Priorities

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Paediatric Research Priorities, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16058In order to help us all keep up to date the DFTB team and friends scour a great many journals to fill the monthly edition of Bubble Wrap. Given the large volume of research already out there that has…

Ingested Foreign Bodies

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Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Ingested Foreign Bodies, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15835Children will put absolutely anything in their mouths and boogers are the least of our worries.

Antibiotics for all?

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Antibiotics for all?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15679Sometimes a paper is published that makes you stop dead in your tracks. In this post-truth era we are so used to reading headlines that sound too good to be true that we just skip over them. But this…