Topical anaesthetic creams

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Topical anaesthetic creams, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7762Six year old Angela comes into your department with a three day history of diarrhoea and vomiting. You determine that she needs cannulation both to assess her renal function and to begin treatment. You know that cannulating children can…

ILCOR 2015 – paediatric summary

Cite this article as: Towers, A. ILCOR 2015 – paediatric summary, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7723The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) is a collaboration between resuscitation groups worldwide. Every few years, they do an enormous evidence based review of resuscitation science which informs resuscitation guidelines all over the world. The 2015…

Update on asthma management

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Update on asthma management, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7702The Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne have released an update on their asthma management. There are some great points here around the use of steroids and planning for discharge. Thanks to Mike Starr and RCH for allowing us…

Langcake on limb-threatening injuries

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Langcake on limb-threatening injuries, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/pac-conference-langcake-on-limb-threatening-injuries/The DFTB team are really excited to announce an upcoming video series…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…

Paracetamol poisoning in children

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Paracetamol poisoning in children, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7530Earlier this month the MJA published the latest consensus guidelines for the management of paracetamol (acetominophen) poisoning.  Whilst there is very little that is new for those of us used to dealing with this problem in adults, the…

Williams on Emerging Viral Infections

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Williams on Emerging Viral Infections, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/apls-pac-williams/The DFTB team are really excited to announce an upcoming video series…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…

The Night is Dark…

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. The Night is Dark…, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.73776 year old Jon is brought into the emergency hours by his parents at 10pm. They went into his room to take him to the toilet as usual and he started screaming at them. He was sweaty and…

DFTB in EMA #2 – identifying the sick febrile child

Cite this article as: Davis, T. DFTB in EMA #2 – identifying the sick febrile child, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7321The team at DFTB had our second article published in the series for Emergency Medicine Australasia Journal. Healthcare professionals who do not meet sick children on a regular basis are often anxious about…

Consequences of missing meningitis or septicaemia on first presentation to ED

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Consequences of missing meningitis or septicaemia on first presentation to ED, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7271Every paediatric doctor has a fear of sending home a young, septic child. We constantly review our practice and guidelines on how to identify the septic child amongst the thousands of febrile two-year-olds…

Intranasal Fentanyl

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Intranasal Fentanyl, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/podcast-of-the-week-intranasal-fentanyl/This week’s Podcast of the Week is from the SGEM – and our favourite paediatric podcaster, Anthony Crocco. Ken Milne and Anthony Crocco discuss intranasal fentanyl. If you aren’t using it for pain relief in kids, you should be. If you only listen…

Don’t Forget The Bubbles in Print

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Don’t Forget The Bubbles in Print, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7033The team at DFTB are extremely proud to announce our first article in a series for Emergency Medicine Australasia. At Don’t Forget the Bubbles, a paediatric FOAM online resource, we take evidence-based medicine and put a…