Sedation for transport

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Tagg, A. Sedation for transport, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8397

One of your colleagues, Andy, has been lucky enough to grab a ticket to a prestigious international conference to be held in Dublin. He is thinking about taking his children but wonders how to keep them happy on the long international flight. He wonders if you have any tricks up your sleeve for keeping children…

Paediatric Blunt Trauma and Microhaematuria

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Gurgenci, T. Paediatric Blunt Trauma and Microhaematuria, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8785

Bottom line pearls: Gross haematuria must be taken seriously as it raises the likelihood of finding significant renal pathology Microhaematuria of any degree is most useful when serial urinalyses are performed.  Seeing a downward trend in the degree of microhaematuria is much more useful than the actual number. The received wisdom suggesting a microhaematuria of…

An apple juice a day?

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Tagg, A. An apple juice a day?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8616

Pippi, aged 3, has been a little bit unwell of later.  Most of her family have had viral gastroenteritis and she has now got it too.  She’s been vomiting for the last 24 hours and is struggling to keep anything down.  Her parents are concerned that she is becoming dehydrated so they bring her into…

Apparent life-threatening events in babies

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Davis, T. Apparent life-threatening events in babies, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8643

While 3 month old Hamish’s parents were enjoying their favourite Scottish drink, they suddenly looked over and noticed that Hamish had gone blue in the face. They were terrified, but fortunately it resolved quickly and Hamish is back to his normal, bonny self. They’ve rushed him to see you in hospital. Could the answer have…

Hopper and Piper on “No Place Like Home”

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Lawton, B. Hopper and Piper on “No Place Like Home”, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/pac-conference-hopper-and-piper-on-no-place-like-home/

We have teamed up with APLS to share the videos from their Paediatric Acute Care Conferences. These videos have never been open access before, so if you weren’t able to attend the conferences, then now’s your chance to catch up. The PAC Conference is run each year by APLS and consists of presentations on a…

CPR training for parents

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O'Leary, F. CPR training for parents, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8374

If your child stopped breathing today would you know what to do? This is a the question Fenton O’Leary (@PEMDocSyd) and the team from the Children’s Hospital at Westmead  asked. 348 parents and carers were surveyed. Only half had received formal CPR training Only 11% knew the correct rate for chest compressions and the correct…

Brown on APLS instructor attributes

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Tagg, A. Brown on APLS instructor attributes, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/pac-conference-brown-on-apls-instructor-attributes/

We have teamed up with APLS to share the videos from their Paediatric Acute Care Conferences. These videos have never been open access before, so if you weren’t able to attend the conferences, then now’s your chance to catch up. The PAC Conference is run each year by APLS and consists of presentations on a…

…And they were all yellow

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Tagg, A. …And they were all yellow, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8201

3 day old Christopher was born at term via normal vaginal delivery. There were no problems during or after the birth and he and his mother were discharged on day 2. The domiciliary midwife had been out to do their routine check this morning and thought he was looking a bit yellow and so has…

Craig on Resuscitation and Drugs

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Tagg, A. Craig on Resuscitation and Drugs, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/pac-conference-craig-on-resuscitation-and-drugs/

We have teamed up with APLS to share the videos from their Paediatric Acute Care Conferences. These videos have never been open access before, so if you weren’t able to attend the conferences, then now’s your chance to catch up. The PAC Conference is run each year by APLS and consists of presentations on a…

Sedation for the agitated adolescent

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Davis, T. Sedation for the agitated adolescent, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8023

For paediatric ED doctors who come from a paediatric training background, dealing with the agitated adolescent can be very stressful. There is so much more to managing the agitated adolescent than just drugs, but sometimes sedation is necessary. As we are not used to sedating children in this way, choosing drugs and doses can be difficult. This…

PAC Conference 2015 – Morris on the difficult adolescent patient

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Davis, T. PAC Conference 2015 – Morris on the difficult adolescent patient, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/pac-conference-2015-morris-on-the-difficult-adolescent-patient/

We have teamed up with APLS to share the videos from their Paediatric Acute Care Conferences. These videos have never been open access before, so if you weren’t able to attend the conferences, then now’s your chance to catch up. The PAC Conference is run each year by APLS and consists of presentations on a…

DFTB in EMA #5 – Sticks and stones may break some bones

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Tagg, A. DFTB in EMA #5 – Sticks and stones may break some bones, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8055

This month in the EMA the DFTB team look at how we might treat a simple forearm fracture. “Up to a quarter of the paediatric population of the UK present to an ED annually with a large number being due to falls. High-risk activities such as scooter riding, climbing on monkey bars and backyard trampolines…