Prof Loren Yamamoto MD MPH MBA. Professor of pediatrics at the University of Hawaii and a practising pediatric emergency doctor in Honolulu. | Contact | View Loren's DFTB posts

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How can we rule out epiglottitis?

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. How can we rule out epiglottitis?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/rule-out-epiglottitis/A 2 year old boy is brought to the emergency department at 2:30 a.m. complaining of throat pain, not drinking, drooling, difficulty swallowing, coughing, nasal congestion, and fever.

Spitting the dummy

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Spitting the dummy, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/spitting-the-dummy/A 4 month old male infant is brought to the emergency department by a fire and rescue squad after responding to a 911 call for respiratory distress. He was sucking on a pacifier when his caretakers noticed that he…

Dark red stools – could it be another intussusception?

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Dark red stools – could it be another intussusception?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/dark-red-stools-another-intussusception/A 7-month old male infant arrived in the ED at 7:45 a.m. after passing a dark maroon colored stool with clots at 7:00 a.m. He has passed small amounts of blood in his…

It must be a slipped capital femoral epiphysis?

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. It must be a slipped capital femoral epiphysis?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/slipped-capital-femoral-epiphysis/A 13 year old male was brought to the emergency department after injuring his right hip at a soccer game. He was running down the field when he heard and felt a crack in…