Paediatric emergency physician interested in education, retrieval medicine and simulation. Lives in Brisbane where he enjoys falling off his mountain bike and being outsmarted by his pre-teen children.

@paedsem | + Ben Lawton | Ben's DFTB posts

  • facebook
  • googleplus
  • twitter

Finding the needle – without using one

Cite this article as: Lawton, B. Finding the needle – without using one, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16714This week the DFTB team have been invited to run a conference within a conference in Sydney. Resus @ the Harbour is a multidisciplinary resuscitation conference combining powerful patient stories with cutting edge care –…

Seize the data

Cite this article as: Lawton, B. Seize the data, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16542The theme of the DFTB18 conference is “Science and Story” and Stuart Dalziel brought an explosion of science to the Melbourne stage today by describing, for the first time in an open forum, the results of one of the…

Sweet and Salty – fluids in DKA

Cite this article as: Lawton, B. Sweet and Salty – fluids in DKA, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16130During our training in paediatric emergency medicine most of us will have been cautioned repeatedly of the dangers of over-zealous fluid administration in children with diabetic ketoacidosis. Cerebral oedema is the feared complication of this…

You want how much?!

Cite this article as: Lawton, B. You want how much?!, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15798In discussion with your local PICU you have decided you are going to have to intubate the septic 11 month old in front of you. You know what you need; a fluid bolus, an adrenaline infusion, then a…

PARIS in the autumn

Uncategorized

Cite this article as: Lawton, B. PARIS in the autumn, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15354As the days get shorter for those of us in the Southern hemisphere it inevitably means that bronchiolitis season is on its way. So far studying bronchiolitis has left us with a big list of things that don’t…

The ideal paediatric resuscitation

Uncategorized

Cite this article as: Lawton, B. The ideal paediatric resuscitation, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.11246The first few minutes of a paediatric resuscitation are intimidating and crucial. Every basic life support update we do drills the DRSABCD mnemonic. The team from Princess Margaret in Perth have made this excellent video of what it…