Top 5 Papers in PEM

Cite this article as: Tessa Davis. Top 5 Papers in PEM, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.18476This post is based on a talk I presented at the RCEM Spring Conference in April 2019 – Top 5 papers in PEM. Kylie and Jason are enjoying their time at home with their first baby. The…

Sweet and Salty – fluids in DKA

Cite this article as: Ben Lawton. Sweet and Salty – fluids in DKA, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16130During our training in paediatric emergency medicine most of us will have been cautioned repeatedly of the dangers of over-zealous fluid administration in children with diabetic ketoacidosis. Cerebral oedema is the feared complication of this…

Breast anomalies

Cite this article as: Catherine Boorer. Breast anomalies, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8232—Most breast lesions in children and adolescents are benign and self limiting. However, it is important not to overlook the impact that abnormal breast development can have on an adolescent’s self-esteem and self-confidence. Here Catherine Boorer (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon)…

Grindlay on disasters

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Grindlay on disasters, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/pac-conference-grindlay-on-disasters/The DFTB team 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…

Obesity

Cite this article as: Jasmine Antoine. Obesity, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3921  A 10 year old girl, Gemma, has been admitted to the general paediatric unit with an acute exacerbation of asthma. She weighs 70kg and is 1.4m tall. Her symptoms have improved and discharge planning has begun. At the end of…

Labia Library

Cite this article as: Mike South. Labia Library, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.4112Increasing numbers of teenage girls are developing concerns about the appearance of their genitalia and are seeking cosmetic labioplasty etc.

T3 in cardiac surgery

Cite this article as: Marc Anders. T3 in cardiac surgery, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3709Definition: triiodothyronine levels decrease in infants and children after cardiopulmonary bypass. Lower T3 concentration is associated with a more complicated recovery in PICU after congenital heart surgery.