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…

Non-Accidental Long Bone Injuries: Nikki Abela at DFTB18

Cite this article as: DFTB, T. Non-Accidental Long Bone Injuries: Nikki Abela at DFTB18, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17833This talk was recorded live at DFTB18 in Melbourne, Australia. With the theme of ‘Science and Story’ we pushed our speakers to step out of their comfort zones and consider why we do what…

Cognitive Biases: Kevin McCaffrey at DFTB18

Cite this article as: DFTB, T. Cognitive Biases: Kevin McCaffrey at DFTB18, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17768This talk was recorded live at DFTB18 in Melbourne, Australia. With the theme of ‘Science and Story’ we pushed our speakers to step out of their comfort zones and consider why we do what we do….

Steroids in Wheeze: Meredith Borland at DFTB18

Cite this article as: DFTB, T. Steroids in Wheeze: Meredith Borland at DFTB18, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17716This talk was recorded live at DFTB18 in Melbourne, Australia. With the theme of ‘Science and Story’ we pushed our speakers to step out of their comfort zones and consider why we do what we…

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…

Thoracolumbar injuries

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Thoracolumbar injuries, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17579A 13 year old boy presents to ED after jumping out of a window trying to sneak out his bedroom at night time. He is complaining of pain in his lower back. How do we identify and treat a potential…

Thoracolumbar spine x-rays

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Thoracolumbar spine x-rays, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17581Read our step-by-step guide to interpreting thoracic and lumbar spine x-rays. Thoracolumbar spine x-ray involves two views – AP and lateral.   Check it’s an adequate view For a lumbar spine view you should be able to see L1-L5…

Thinking FAST, and slow

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Thinking FAST, and slow, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.1732410 year old Elliott is brought into you 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…