Obesity

Cite this article as: Antoine, J. Obesity, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3921  A 10 year old girl, Gemma, has been admitted to the general paediatric unit with an acute exacerbation of asthma. She weighs 70kg and is 1.4m tall. Her symptoms have improved and discharge planning has begun. At the end of…

Anorexia nervosa

Cite this article as: MacDonald, E. Anorexia nervosa, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2602A fourteen year old girl presents to the emergency department following three months of weight loss.  She has refused all food and water for the past five days.  She complains of feeling dizzy, cold and tired.

Talking to teens

Cite this article as: Goldstein, H. Talking to teens, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3270The last patient presented in morning handover is Buffy, 14, who was admitted overnight with pyelonephritis. The admitting registrar couldn’t get much more than flank pain and a wee out of her overnight. Your resident rolls her eyes, quietly…