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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Fighting fires

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Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Fighting fires, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.11893One question I am asked almost every day at work is whether to give paracetamol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen to reduce a childs’ fever. Today’s paper takes a look at just that question.

Alarm fatigue

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Alarm fatigue, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.11810It is easy to be bamboozled by the amazing technology we have at our fingertips – portable monitors, ultrasound machines, tricorders – but you only really need to know one button. It’s that one we all instinctively reach for before…

Funambulism

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Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Funambulism, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.11585As supervisor for the newly qualified clutch of interns swimming through our emergency department I get to nurture them straight out of medical school, before the cynicism of the ward service sets in. It’s never the medicine that is a challenge, but the hidden…

Hair tourniquets

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Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Hair tourniquets, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.11765If you are coming up with a list of causes of the unconsolabale infant, the presence of a hair tourniquet falls very close to the bottom, along with corneal abrasions and hernias. As usual, one of my children* kindly volunteered…

DFTB17 – Frequently Asked Questions

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. DFTB17 – Frequently Asked Questions, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/dftb17-frequently-asked-questions/We are very excited to be putting on our very first conference this year in Brisbane, August 28th to 30th 2017. We’ve worked hard to put together a diverse group of speakers from a variety of backgrounds…

Speakers Corner – Ross Fisher

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Speakers Corner – Ross Fisher, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/speakers-corner-ross-fisher/As it gets closer to our inaugural Don’t Forget The Bubbles conference in Brisbane later this year we thought it about time we showcased some of the amazing and inspiring speakers we have lined up for you. …