Pulled elbows

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Pulled elbows, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16407 Annie is a 2 year old who has a painful arm. Her mum was holding her hand as she walked along the pavement. Annie tripped and Annie’s mum tried to stop the fall. Since then she hasn’t been using…

Tim Horeczko: Towards A Calmer Resus at DFTB17

Cite this article as: DFTB, T. Tim Horeczko: Towards A Calmer Resus at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16235This talk was recorded live during the final plenary session of DFTB17 in Brisbane. If you missed out in 2017 then we hope you have booked your leave for 2018. Tickets are still on sale for the pre-conference…

Sweet and Salty – fluids in DKA

Cite this article as: Lawton, B. Sweet and Salty – fluids in DKA, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16130During our training in paediatric emergency medicine most of us will have been cautioned repeatedly of the dangers of over-zealous fluid administration in children with diabetic ketoacidosis. Cerebral oedema is the feared complication of this…

Natalie May: Everything Counts in Small Amounts at DFTB17

Cite this article as: DFTB, T. Natalie May: Everything Counts in Small Amounts at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15910This 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 2018 now. Tickets are on sale for the…

You want how much?!

Cite this article as: Lawton, B. You want how much?!, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15798In discussion with your local PICU you have decided you are going to have to intubate the septic 11 month old in front of you. You know what you need; a fluid bolus, an adrenaline infusion, then a…

Can Point-of-Care CRP testing identify children with serious infection?

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Can Point-of-Care CRP testing identify children with serious infection?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15806As paediatric emergency clinicians, a large part of our job is identifying the child with a serious infection. The utility of blood tests in helping with diagnosis in this group of children is…

Focus on PEM POCUS

Cite this article as: Snelling, C. Focus on PEM POCUS, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15772Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is a disruptive technology that has the potential to change the standard way children are evaluated and managed, particularly in the paediatric emergency medicine (PEM) department.  POCUS is a complex skill that needs to be…