Lyme Disease

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O'Connor, E. Lyme Disease, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16210

A nine year old girl, Skye, comes to see you with her parents. She has a two day history of a red, circular and enlarging rash on her right calf, which they describe as looking like a ‘bull’s eye’.  She has also been feeling generally unwell with headaches, muscle aches, fatigue and a fever. They…

Paediatrics in East Timor at DFTB17

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DFTB, T. Paediatrics in East Timor at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16238

And 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 for some of the pre-conference workshops as well as the conference itself via www.dftb18.com.

Viral and Pre-School Wheeze at DFTB17

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DFTB, T. Viral and Pre-School Wheeze at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16229

This talk was recorded live on the final day of DFTB17 in Brisbane. If you missed out in 2017 then why not book your leave for August 2018. Tickets are still on sale for the pre-conference workshops as well as the conference itself via www.dftb18.com.

Preventing Poisonings in the Home

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Rotella, J. Preventing Poisonings in the Home, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16269

You’ve just seen a young lady who managed to swallow a tablet out of Grandma’s handbag, whilst she was over for a visit. Luckily, it was a 20 mg esomeprazole tablet so she’s going to be ok. You go in and reassure her worried family that nothing further will occur. Feeling your job is done,…

10 Thinks: A Message from Parents

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Leo, G. 10 Thinks: A Message from Parents, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16103

Recently JAMA Pediatrics featured an article from their ‘On My Mind‘ section by parent caregivers of children with chronic, complex medical conditions. The authors Angela Carosella, Alexis Snyder and Erin Ward worked with researches to survey and distill many of the challenges of being parents within the health care system. They suggest 10 ways that…

Facing the future: standards for children in EM settings

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Davis, T. Facing the future: standards for children in EM settings, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16004

Today saw the launch of the new RCPCH ‘Facing the Future’ document – setting standards for paediatric emergency care in the UK. These are a set of standards that should apply to all Emergency Department where children are seen and assessed.

Autism spectrum disorder (Part 2) – why is this happening to me?!

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Hardimon, M. Autism spectrum disorder (Part 2) – why is this happening to me?!, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15447

You have been referred Charlie, a 2yo boy, by his general practitioner who suspects that he has autism. He attends your room with his mother who feels helpless surrounding this potential “label” that is being considered for her son. She has a list of questions however her first one is “why is this happening to…

Autism spectrum disorder (part 1) – what’s in a name?

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Hardimon, M. Autism spectrum disorder (part 1) – what’s in a name?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15442

Since being first described by Dr Leo Kanner of John Hopkin’s University in 1943, the terminology used in the diagnosis and reference to autism spectrum disorder has changed multiple times making it confusing not only for families but also clinicians.

Neither Here Nor There at DFTB17

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DFTB, T. Neither Here Nor There at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15749

This 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 workshops as well as the conference itself at www.dftb18.com.

Antibiotics for all?

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Tagg, A. Antibiotics for all?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15679

Sometimes a paper is published that makes you stop dead in your tracks. In this post-truth era we are so used to reading headlines that sound too good to be true that we just skip over them. But this paper was published in the reputable New England Journal of Medicine.

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