ADC/DFTB Journal Club #3 – January – POCUS vs Pneumonia?

Cite this article as: Goldstein, H. ADC/DFTB Journal Club #3 – January – POCUS vs Pneumonia?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17878Diagnosing pneumonia can be tricky. Each year, 1.2 million children under five years of age die from pneumonia. In developed countries, the incidence is 0.05 per person-year. Pneumonia can imply both bacterial or…

ADC/DFTB Journal Club #2 – December – How well do we manage suspected meningitis in ED?

Cite this article as: Leo, G. ADC/DFTB Journal Club #2 – December – How well do we manage suspected meningitis in ED?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17786Vaccines have been instrumental in reducing rates of bacterial meningitis. However bacterial meningitis still represents 4-19% (1) of cases of meningitis and has been estimated to…

Blood in the water

Cite this article as: Lawton, B. Blood in the water, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10201  Tommy is a well looking 3 year old boy who’s concerned parents have brought him to your ED after passing what looked like blood in his urine. The Triage nurse has provided them with a urine jar…

Doing nothing is sometimes hard

Cite this article as: Roland, D. Doing nothing is sometimes hard, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2919 It’s 6.30 pm in a busy children’s Emergency Department. Archie, 19 months, presents with his mother and grandfather. At triage, his mother says he hasn’t been well for a couple of days but today he has…

Single ventricle physiology – functionally univentricular heart, parallel circulation

Cite this article as: Anders, M. Single ventricle physiology – functionally univentricular heart, parallel circulation, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3443Definition: either natural or palliated situation where blood to the pulmonary circulation is supplied in parallel rather than serial to the systemic circulation by the same pumping chamber(s).

Testicular trouble

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Testicular trouble, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2728Jaxxon, a 13-year-old boy, forgot to wear his box whilst at cricket training and was hit in the groin by a high-speed ball. He thought nothing of it as the pain disappeared after an hour or so but presented to…

Impetigo

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Impetigo, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2669Impetigo is a blistering skin infection and is usually caused by Staphylococcus. aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes.