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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Children should not be in detention

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Lawton, B. Children should not be in detention, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7619

Sometimes 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 a pertussis immunisation booster, not to protect themselves as much as to protect the new arrival in their family.

PAC conference: Babl on acute care research updates

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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 before, so if you weren’t able to attend the conferences, then now’s your chance to catch up. The PAC Conference is…

ILCOR’s draft guidelines

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Lawton, B. ILCOR’s draft guidelines, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6604

On 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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Lawton, B. Just a routine operation, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6081

Martin 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 this video mandatory viewing for anyone who works in healthcare.  I realise that is a strong statement…

Neonatal resuscitation

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Lawton, B. Neonatal resuscitation, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at:
https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/vodcast-week-neonatal-resuscitation/

Anna Bargren from the awesome EM in 5 gives us a rapid fire review of neonatal resuscitation.  This fact filled five minutes is a great summary of things to remember when caring for our smallest patients. Anna’s innovative site is at http://emin5.com