Eczema

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Eczema, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/eczema-2/This post is based on teaching by Jean Robinson, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Paediatric Dermatology at the Royal London Hospital; and notes by Joe Piper. The broad principles are of eczema are: Emollients are to put moisture into the skin Steroids…

Urticaria

Cite this article as: David, C. Urticaria, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17822A 2 year old male presents to ED with his parents with rhinorrhoea, cough, fever and a widespread itchy migratory rash.

Atopic dermatitis

Cite this article as: Pascoe, E. Atopic dermatitis, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/atopic-dermatitis/This month’s Podcast of the Month is from The Medical Journal of Australia. In a 15 minute podcast Prof Alan Cooper (Dermatologist, Royal North Shore Hospital) discusses what’s new in eczema management and, perhaps more importantly, what hasn’t changed. Which…

Mel Thompson: Eradicating scabies at DFTB17

Cite this article as: DFTB, T. Mel Thompson: Eradicating scabies at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13896This talk was recorded live on the second day of 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…

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…

Teething trouble

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Teething trouble, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.12002As the smallest member of the clan grows older it’s time for my reality based revision to move on from normal neonates to something else. We’ve made it through neonatal nasties and tourniquets on toes. It’s something more commonplace that keeps us…

Molluscum contagiosum

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Molluscum contagiosum, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10484  It started as one or two raised little bumps under her arm. They didn’t seem to bother her but as time went on they seemed to increase in number.  As a handful became too many to count her parents…

Warts and all

Cite this article as: Goldstein, H. Warts and all, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9166Victor, 11, presents to the ‘minors’ area of your emergency department with a painful wart on his foot. It has been increasing in size over the last three months and is now so sore he can’t walk on it without…

Eczema – an itchy problem

Cite this article as: Coe, A. Eczema – an itchy problem, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8041Eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin condition. In most cases it develops in early childhood. It is typified by dry itchy skin and is episodic in nature (except in severe cases). Most children with eczema will experience…

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