Steroids for pre-school wheeze

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Steroids for pre-school wheeze, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.14563Wheeze must be one of the most common paediatric presentations to the emergency department and up till now most of us have been reassuring parents and sending them away without treatment. But should we be doing more?  A…

The Art of Distraction

Cite this article as: Spencer-Little, S. The Art of Distraction, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.14510The word distraction, as defined by Merriam Webster, is ….”Something that distracts, an object that directs a persons attention away from something else, a book, a puzzle to provide amusement.”

Fasting guidelines

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Fasting guidelines, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.14046Some things in emergency medicine go together like peanut butter and chocolate – take monkey bars and supracondylar fractures, for example. Jack fell off the monkey bars after school and has an obviously deformed arm. With the help of some…

Crash course in tracheostomies

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Crash course in tracheostomies, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13864It’s 2am and the crash bleep goes off. You arrive at the bedside of 5 year old Jerry who has suddenly dropped his sats to 80%. He looks like he has a tracheostomy tube in his neck. Can…

Paediatric c-spine injuries

Cite this article as: Partyka, C. Paediatric c-spine injuries, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13658A 14 year old male presents to your Emergency Department by private car with neck pain following a failed back-flip whilst playing on the family trampoline at home.

Diana Egerton-Warbuton: Reducing alcohol related harm in adolescents at DFTB17

Cite this article as: DFTB, T. Diana Egerton-Warbuton: Reducing alcohol related harm in adolescents at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13984This talk was recorded live on the opening plenary session of day two at DFTB17 in Brisbane. If you missed out in 2017 then book your leave for 2018 now. Tickets are…

The 12th Bubble Wrap

Cite this article as: Leo, G. The 12th Bubble Wrap, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13888With millions upon millions of journal articles being published every year it is impossible to keep up.  Every month we ask some of our friends from PERUKI (Paediatric Emergency Research in UK and Ireland) to point out something that…

Managing autism in the ED

Cite this article as: Pascoe, E. Managing autism in the ED, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/managing-autism-in-the-ed/This month’s Podcast of the Month is from Pomegranate Health. In a 30 minute podcast carer Annette talks about raising her teenage grandson, Aaron, who has Autism. Meenakshi Rattan (Paediatrician, Campbelltown Hospital) and Kenneth Nunn (Psychiatrist, Children’s…