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…

DFTB go to Berlin – #SMACCmini

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. DFTB go to Berlin – #SMACCmini, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/dftb-go-to-berlin-smaccmini/Having flown 16,893 kilometres to visit family, a short hop over the Berlin was nothing. This year Tessa and I were honoured to be able to help out with SMACCmini – the paediatric workshop before the…

Deciduous dental damage

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Deciduous dental damage, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.12095As my youngest daughter continues to her quest for her two front teeth, my eldest has lost two of hers. They came out naturally with minimal fuss though as they were hanging on by a (peri-odontal) thread she asked me…

Caring for children with disabilities

Cite this article as: Chait-Rubinek, L. Caring for children with disabilities, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.12145`I recently completed my first rotation as a doctor in the Emergency Department. Prior to entering the medical workforce, I had spent most of my employed life as a respite carer looking after and assisting children with…