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…

Should we test RSV-positive infants for UTIs?

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Should we test RSV-positive infants for UTIs?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7001RSV-positive bronchiolitis in infants is one of the most common reasons for admission to hospital. Sometimes they spike temperatures. It is widely recognised that the rate of serious bacterial infection in these infants is low….

Concussion

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Concussion, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/podcast-of-the-week-concussion/This week’s Podcast of the Week is from the SGEM – another great interview with Anthony Crocco. Ken Milne and Anthony Crocco discuss paediatric concussion. How long should patients rest up at home before returning to their normal activities? And can IV hypertonic saline…

Other Causes

Cite this article as: Forbes, E. Other Causes, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6622We’ve already consider reflex causes and cardiac causes of syncope. Here’s a few others that don’t fit neatly into either category…

Syncope ECGs

Cite this article as: Forbes, E. Syncope ECGs, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6615In the previous post we learnt that although cardiac syncope is rare, it is potentially fatal. It is, therefore, essential that we know how to recognise ECGs that identify the cause of cardiac syncope. Here we discuss some of the…

Cardiac Syncope

Cite this article as: Forbes, E. Cardiac Syncope, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6610Cardiac syncope is extremely rare but potentially fatal. 24% incidence in subsequent cardiac arrest – 10 Australian youths die suddenly every week due to SADS (Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome). These deaths are rare, but preventable. We see a lot more cases with warning symptoms…