Thinking FAST, and slow

Cite this article as: Andrew Tagg. Thinking FAST, and slow, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17324 10-year-old Elliott is brought into your emergency department after falling off his bike. Whilst trying to escape from a gang of bullies he went off-road, left the ground and landed awkwardly. The front wheel twisted and the…

Stabbings in adolescents

Cite this article as: Tessa Davis. Stabbings in adolescents, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17337It’s a regular day in your Paeds ED. You’ve just pulled a piece of lego out of a child left nostril; there are two wheezy kids waiting for review to see if they can stretch to two hours; and…

Neonatal jaundice – the basics

Cite this article as: Shalome Kanagaratnam. Neonatal jaundice – the basics, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17047Most newborns are jaundiced. Indeed, 60% of term infants, 80% of premies and 33% of breastfed babies are jaundiced in early life. Fortunately, the majority of these self-resolve and have no sinister underlying cause. But how do…

How to draw a Genogram

Cite this article as: Daniel Bakhsh. How to draw a Genogram, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17132As a Student Doctor at the University of Queensland, I was offered the opportunity to shadow the Adolescent Team at The Child and Youth Mental Health Service (or CYMHS) at the Queensland Children’s Hospital. This was an amazing…

Stabbings in kids – when and where?

Cite this article as: Tessa Davis. Stabbings in kids – when and where?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17240You cannot have missed the UK media stories about the increase in stabbings in young people; and the data from hospitals in London supports this. This week saw the publication of an article in BMJ…

DFTB go to the Harbour

Cite this article as: Andrew Tagg. DFTB go to the Harbour, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16727This week the DFTB team have been invited to run a conference within a conference in Sydney. Resus @ the Harbour is a multidisciplinary resuscitation conference combining powerful patient stories with cutting edge care – just the…

EcLiPSE

Cite this article as: Richard Appleton. EcLiPSE, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16679Paediatrics has been blessed with not one, but two, really important randomised controlled trials on status epilepticus coming to fruition in the last months. PREDICT’s ConSEPT study was reported at #DFTB18 and now the EcLiPSE study, supported by PERUKI, has just…

Seize the data

Cite this article as: Ben Lawton. Seize the data, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16542The theme of the DFTB18 conference is “Science and Story” and Stuart Dalziel brought an explosion of science to the Melbourne stage today by describing, for the first time in an open forum, the results of one of the…

Non-Toxic Exposures

Cite this article as: Joe Rotella. Non-Toxic Exposures, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16453Mary had a little taste… Common non-toxic exposures (and what to expect) As clinicians, we will occasionally come across someone with a case of Toxicophobia – the fear of being poisoned. In paediatrics, this usually presents in the parents of…