Whoop, Whoop, Hooray

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Whoop, Whoop, Hooray, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8344Henry Goldstein wrote an excellent article on pertussis a few years ago.  With some interesting new data coming to press with regard to risk factors for complications of the disease we thought it might be worthwhile doing some spaced…

Polly put the kettle on… and poured a cup of tea

Cite this article as: Beattie, A. Polly put the kettle on… and poured a cup of tea, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9038Jack, a 2 year old boy, is rushed into the Emergency Department by his distraught mother, Polly. She had just poured a cup of tea and prior to adding milk, Jack…

Passing the TORCH

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Passing the TORCH, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.85416 year old Ella has been sent home from school as she has been itching all day.  When her mum, Val, picked her up she noticed a few spots and thought she better get them checked out.  You see…

DFTB in Dublin – the Final Day

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. DFTB in Dublin – the Final Day, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/dftb-in-dublin-the-final-day/By means of performance enhancing substances (caffeine) we made it to the final sessions of #SMACCdub – voices somewhat subdued by trying to converse at the gala dinner, held in the historical Guinness Storehouse. The…

DFTB in Dublin – the Second Day

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. DFTB in Dublin – the Second Day, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/dftb-in-dublin-the-second-day/Small children prevented Henry and I spending too much time out on the town enjoying what Dublin has to offer. One advantage of this was that we were both able to enjoy the mornings sessions…

DFTB in Dublin – the First Day

Cite this article as: Goldstein, H. DFTB in Dublin – the First Day, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/dftb-in-dublin-the-first-day/Andy and I had flown halfway across the world to meet up in person at the Social Media And Critical Care conference in Dublin. Although touted initially as a critical care conference it is much…

DFTB in Dublin – the Workshops

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. DFTB in Dublin – the Workshops, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/dftb-in-dublin-the-workshops/Having braved international flights half of the team from DFTB (Andy and Henry) have made it to SMACCDub. For those of you not in the know the Social Media And Critical Care conference is in it’s…

Take a #SMACCselfie

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Take a #SMACCselfie, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8777Team DFTB are heading to Dublin for SMACC.  Please feel free to say hello to Andy or Henry. If you want to win an exclusive* Don’t Forget The Bubbles t-shirt then take a #SMACCselfie displaying your DFTB badges, stickers…

Parechovirus

Cite this article as: Smith, A. Parechovirus, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8851 A 2 week old baby, Isabelle, is rushed into the emergency department by her frantic parents. She is tachycardic to 220bpm, febrile to 39.5°C, with a widespread, blanching red rash. She is screaming and looks very unwell. She is rushed…

Sedation for transport

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

Paediatric Blunt Trauma and Microhaematuria

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

An apple juice a day?

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