Paediatric Research Priorities

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Paediatric Research Priorities, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16058In order to help us all keep up to date the DFTB team and friends scour a great many journals to fill the monthly edition of Bubble Wrap. Given the large volume of research already out there that has…

Norman Swan: Breaking boundaries in medicine at DFTB17

Cite this article as: DFTB, T. Norman Swan: Breaking boundaries in medicine at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15288This talk was recorded late on the second day of DFTB17 in Brisbane. If you missed out in 2017 then why not book your leave for 2018 now. Tickets are on sale for the pre-conference workshops…

The Quagmire

Cite this article as: Thurtle, N. The Quagmire, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13504Our community is made up of health care folks that do hard things, go the extra mile, work on themselves and their knowledge so that patients get better outcomes. We’re not good all the time. We make mistakes, forget stuff,…

Nat Thurtle: Syria – what is a doctor now? at DFTB17

Cite this article as: DFTB, T. Nat Thurtle: Syria – what is a doctor now? at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13028This talk was recorded live at the global paediatrics session at DFTB17 in Brisbane. Watch out for more talks from our inaugural conference in the coming weeks.

A gentle nudge…

Cite this article as: Davis, T. A gentle nudge…, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.11516Children have a right to receive healthcare regardless of the decisions made by their parents. This week, the RACP released a further statement citing refusal to treat patients for non-vaccination as ‘unethical coercion’. Whilst the majority of paediatricians are…

Munchausen by Proxy : Fabricated & Induced Illness

Cite this article as: Goldstein, H. Munchausen by Proxy : Fabricated & Induced Illness, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9772I recently attended a superbly insightful presentation by Dr Sue Wilson, the psychiatrist for our Consultation Liaison team here at Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital. Some years ago, I was involved with a case of…

Gillick Competence – a crash course

Cite this article as: Gardner, S. Gillick Competence – a crash course, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3755 The words are always thrown around when a teenager refuses treatment – but how much do you actually know about the Gillick case?

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