DFTB in Dublin – the Second Day

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Tagg, A. DFTB in Dublin – the Second Day, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
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Small children prevented Henry and I spending too much time out on the town enjoying what Dublin has to offer. One advantage of this was that we were both able to enjoy the mornings sessions without the hangovers that so many of our friends and colleagues had. The theme for the morning plenary session was…

DFTB in Dublin – the Workshops

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Tagg, A. DFTB in Dublin – the Workshops, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
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Having braved international flights half of the team from DFTB (Andy and Henry) have made it to SMACCDub. For those of you not in the know the Social Media And Critical Care conference is in it’s fourth year now and partly inspired us to start Don’t Forget The Bubbles.  Although the editors regularly chat online…

Brown on APLS instructor attributes

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Tagg, A. Brown on APLS instructor attributes, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/pac-conference-brown-on-apls-instructor-attributes/

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 run each year by APLS and consists of presentations on a…

DFTB in EMA #4 – Spoonful of sugar: Improving the palatability of emergency department visits for children and their families

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Tagg, A. DFTB in EMA #4 – Spoonful of sugar: Improving the palatability of emergency department visits for children and their families, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8049

Whilst it has been available online for some time now the fourth EMA article from the DFTB team has just hit doormats across Australia. “Pain, fever, fatigue and fear can all add to anxiety and distress for unwell children and their families, as well as making assessment of their clinical state even more difficult. This…

Communication: Drug error

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Davis, T. Communication: Drug error, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.4896

Scenario: you are the register on the General Paediatric Ward. As you are reviewing patients, you realise that one of your patients, 9 month old Kayleigh, has been prescribed and given the wrong dose of paracetamol. She received one dose that was 5 x the recommended dose. You need to speak to the family and…

What is autism?

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Davis, T. What is autism?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.5235

As paediatricians we may not be required to diagnose autism, but we should be able to understand and recognise the main features. There are two main diagnostic areas under the new DSM V criteria A. Persistent deficits in social communication and social interaction B. Restricted, repetitive patterns of behaviour, interests, or activities For a diagnosis…