DFTB go to the Harbour

This 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 sort of thing we love at DFTB. Cite this article as: Tagg, A. DFTB go to the Harbour,…

EcLiPSE

Paediatrics 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 released its headline results.  Cite this article as: Appleton, R. EcLiPSE, Don't Forget the…

Seize the data

The 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 most eagerly awaited trials of the year. Cite this article as: Lawton, B. Seize the data,…

Non-Toxic Exposures

Mary 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 a little one who has explored their way into something they shouldn’t have. Whilst developmentally…

Pulled elbows

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 the arm as much.   Thanks to Simon Craig for his post-publication contribution.   Anatomy The…