Josh Francis: Paediatrics in East Timor at DFTB17

Cite this article as: DFTB, T. Josh Francis: Paediatrics in East Timor at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16238And so we come to the final talk of the final day of DFTB17 in Brisbane. If you missed out in 2017 then come to Melbourne in August for DFTB18.  Tickets are still available…

Josh Francis: Rheumatic Heart Disease at DFTB17

Cite this article as: DFTB, T. Josh Francis: Rheumatic Heart Disease at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13992This talk was recorded live on the second day at DFTB17 in Brisbane. If you missed out in 2017 then why not book your leave for 2018 now. Tickets are on sale for the pre-conference…

Incomplete Kawasaki Disease

Cite this article as: Courtney, A. Incomplete Kawasaki Disease, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.12282  A four year old Japanese male was brought into Emergency with 5 days of fevers, non-exudative bilaterally injected sclerae, erythematous pharynx and irritability. Wondering about the possibility of Kawasaki Disease, I turned to check the 2017 update of…

DFTB go to Berlin – #SMACCmini

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. DFTB go to Berlin – #SMACCmini, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/dftb-go-to-berlin-smaccmini/Having flown 16,893 kilometres to visit family, a short hop over the Berlin was nothing. This year Tessa and I were honoured to be able to help out with SMACCmini – the paediatric workshop before the…

Transition from Fetal Physiology

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Transition from Fetal Physiology, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10360The imminent arrival of another Tagglet (not to be confused with aglet*) has prompted me to go back to my textbooks and refresh my knowledge of what to expect.  One of the problems of being a medical parent is…

PAC Conference – Pflaumer on Sudden Death in the young

Cite this article as: Goldstein, H. PAC Conference – Pflaumer on Sudden Death in the young, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/pac-conference-pflaumer-on-sudden-death-in-the-young/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…

Other Causes

Cite this article as: Forbes, E. Other Causes, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6622We’ve already consider reflex causes and cardiac causes of syncope. Here’s a few others that don’t fit neatly into either category…

Syncope ECGs

Cite this article as: Forbes, E. Syncope ECGs, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6615In the previous post we learnt that although cardiac syncope is rare, it is potentially fatal. It is, therefore, essential that we know how to recognise ECGs that identify the cause of cardiac syncope. Here we discuss some of the…

Cardiac Syncope

Cite this article as: Forbes, E. Cardiac Syncope, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6610Cardiac syncope is extremely rare but potentially fatal. 24% incidence in subsequent cardiac arrest – 10 Australian youths die suddenly every week due to SADS (Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome). These deaths are rare, but preventable. We see a lot more cases with warning symptoms…

Reflex Syncope

Cite this article as: Forbes, E. Reflex Syncope, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6612Neurally mediated syncope is a heterogenous group of autonomic disorders resulting in orthostatic intolerance. It peaks in toddlers and adolescents. There are two main groups – reflex and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (or autonomic failure). In this post, we will discuss…

What is syncope?

Cite this article as: Auld, B. What is syncope?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6628A worried couple bring in their 7 yr old boy (Tom) to your ED after he suddenly lost consciousness at the school athletics carnival.

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