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.

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Blood in the water

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Cite this article as: Lawton, B. Blood in the water, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10201  Tommy is a well looking 3 year old boy who’s concerned parents have brought him to your ED after passing what looked like blood in his urine. The Triage nurse has provided them with a urine jar…

Opioids and Constipation

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Cite this article as: Lawton, B. Opioids and Constipation, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6863Opioids and constipation   The bottom line -Opioids are an illogical choice for treating pain associated with constipation -Pain needs to be treated promptly and effectively -Abdominal pain requiring opioids should raise suspicion of a surgical diagnosis   Why…

Victorian children’s tool for observation and response (victor)

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Cite this article as: Lawton, B. Victorian children’s tool for observation and response (victor), Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8487While this may be familiar to those of you working in Victoria, we at DFTB have just discovered the excellent FOAM resources produced by Jen Sloane and the VicTOR team. The Victorian Children’s tool…

Hopper and Piper on “No Place Like Home”

Cite this article as: Lawton, B. Hopper and Piper on “No Place Like Home”, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/pac-conference-hopper-and-piper-on-no-place-like-home/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…

Davis: Caring for Country Kids

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Cite this article as: Lawton, B. Davis: Caring for Country Kids, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8463Two of the DFTB team, Ben Lawton and Tessa Davis finally got to meet face-to-face this week at the Caring for Country Kids Conference in Alice Springs. Tessa gave a presentation about using technology in paediatrics to…