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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being/human – the why

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. being/human – the why, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.14403This essay is based on the talk I was asked to give at BadEMFest18 in South Africa. When I submitted my pitch I suggested I could talk about ‘something to do with paediatrics… or anything really, I’m happy…

Read all about it! – the second edition

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Read all about it! – the second edition, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15080Back in 2016 the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health tried an experiment. Every day they tweeted out an article link that was valid for 24 hours. You can read about it in this…

Fasting guidelines

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Fasting guidelines, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.14046Some things in emergency medicine go together like peanut butter and chocolate – take monkey bars and supracondylar fractures, for example. Jack fell off the monkey bars after school and has an obviously deformed arm. With the help of some…

On labels

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. On labels, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.14207Let’s play a word association game. I am going to say something and I want you to say our loud the first image that comes into your head…. Are you ready? … Orthopaedic surgeon.

Nightmares in Children

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Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Nightmares in Children, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13432 Standing outside a house that has seen too many years you wonder how you got here. Soil baked dry by a hundred summer suns tickles over your toes as you look down. No shoes! Why don’t you have…