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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Pro tips for LPs in kids

Cite this article as: Lawton, B. Pro tips for LPs in kids, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7969Though less commonly performed than it used to be, the lumbar puncture remains a key skill to master for anyone practising acute paediatrics. December’s Archives of Disease in Childhood Education and Practice contains an excellent paper…

PAC conference: McNab on a fluid solution

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Cite this article as: Lawton, B. PAC conference: McNab on a fluid solution, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/pac-conference-mcnab-on-a-fluid-solution/The DFTB team 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,…

Children should not be in detention

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Cite this article as: Lawton, B. Children should not be in detention, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7619Sometimes as part of medical practice we provide an intervention that is intended to help not the person we are providing it to, but someone else. For example, we encourage new parents and grandparents to have…

PAC conference: Babl on acute care research updates

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Cite this article as: Lawton, B. PAC conference: Babl on acute care research updates, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/pac-conference-babl-on-acute-care-research-updates/The DFTB team are really excited to announce an upcoming video series…We have teamed up with APLS to share the videos from their Paediatric Acute Care Conferences. These videos have never been open access…

ILCOR’s draft guidelines

Cite this article as: Lawton, B. ILCOR’s draft guidelines, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6604On October 15th This year ILCOR (International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation) will publish its updated recommendations in Circulation. ILCOR’s guidance is currently available in draft form at https://volunteer.heart.org/apps/pico/Pages/default.aspx where public comment is invited.

Just a routine operation

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Cite this article as: Lawton, B. Just a routine operation, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6081Martin Bromiley is an airline pilot and a visionary in the movement to improve patient safety.  He has bravely shared his own family’s story, and the lessons that it contains are so powerful I think they should make…