ADC/DFTB Journal Club #3 – January – POCUS vs Pneumonia?

Cite this article as: Goldstein, H. ADC/DFTB Journal Club #3 – January – POCUS vs Pneumonia?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17878Diagnosing pneumonia can be tricky. Each year, 1.2 million children under five years of age die from pneumonia. In developed countries, the incidence is 0.05 per person-year. Pneumonia can imply both bacterial or…

Making the Call in NAI: Bindu Bali at DFTB18

Cite this article as: DFTB, T. Making the Call in NAI: Bindu Bali at DFTB18, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17854This talk was recorded live at DFTB18 in Melbourne, Australia. With the theme of ‘Science and Story’ we pushed our speakers to step out of their comfort zones and consider why we do…

Non-Accidental Long Bone Injuries: Nikki Abela at DFTB18

Cite this article as: DFTB, T. Non-Accidental Long Bone Injuries: Nikki Abela at DFTB18, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17833This talk was recorded live at DFTB18 in Melbourne, Australia. With the theme of ‘Science and Story’ we pushed our speakers to step out of their comfort zones and consider why we do what…

Cognitive Biases: Kevin McCaffrey at DFTB18

Cite this article as: DFTB, T. Cognitive Biases: Kevin McCaffrey at DFTB18, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17768This talk was recorded live at DFTB18 in Melbourne, Australia. With the theme of ‘Science and Story’ we pushed our speakers to step out of their comfort zones and consider why we do what we do….

Delayed presentation of head injuries – should we be worried?

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Delayed presentation of head injuries – should we be worried?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17874We have a clear algorithm for when to CT children who present with head injuries immediately after the injury. But, when children present more than 24 hours after an injury, we aren’t…

Steroids in Wheeze: Meredith Borland at DFTB18

Cite this article as: DFTB, T. Steroids in Wheeze: Meredith Borland at DFTB18, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17716This talk was recorded live at DFTB18 in Melbourne, Australia. With the theme of ‘Science and Story’ we pushed our speakers to step out of their comfort zones and consider why we do what we…

ADC/DFTB Journal Club #2 – December – How well do we manage suspected meningitis in ED?

Cite this article as: Leo, G. ADC/DFTB Journal Club #2 – December – How well do we manage suspected meningitis in ED?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17786Vaccines have been instrumental in reducing rates of bacterial meningitis. However bacterial meningitis still represents 4-19% (1) of cases of meningitis and has been estimated to…

Thoracolumbar injuries

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Thoracolumbar injuries, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17579A 13 year old boy presents to ED after jumping out of a window trying to sneak out his bedroom at night time. He is complaining of pain in his lower back. How do we identify and treat a potential…

Thoracolumbar spine x-rays

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Thoracolumbar spine x-rays, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17581Read our step-by-step guide to interpreting thoracic and lumbar spine x-rays. Thoracolumbar spine x-ray involves two views – AP and lateral.   Check it’s an adequate view For a lumbar spine view you should be able to see L1-L5…

Stabbings in adolescents

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Stabbings in adolescents, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17337It’s a regular day in your Paeds ED. You’ve just pulled a piece of lego out of a child left nostril; there are two wheezy kids waiting for review to see if they can stretch to two hours; and…

Neonatal jaundice – the basics

Cite this article as: Kanagaratnam, S. Neonatal jaundice – the basics, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17047Most newborns are jaundiced. Indeed, 60% of term infants, 80% of premies and 33% of breastfed babies are jaundiced in early life. Fortunately, the majority of these self-resolve and have no sinister underlying cause. But how do…