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…

FPIES

Cite this article as: Clementine David. FPIES, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16444A 6-month-old male is brought to ED by his mother with multiple episodes of profuse vomiting after eating lunch. No diarrhoea, fevers or unwell contacts. He is usually a well child and had a normal neonatal period. He is immunised and…

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Cite this article as: Li-Zsa Tan. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2754 A 5 month old infant is brought into the Emergency Department by her parents because they feel she has been persistently irritable and back arching after feeds for the last month. They have looked up ‘infant reflux’ on…

Upper GI Bleed

Cite this article as: Li-Zsa Tan. Upper GI Bleed, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3205A 7 year old boy is referred from a peripheral hospital for a 2 day history of passing black tarry stool. On the 3rd day he passes loose stools mixed with dark maroon blood clots. For the last week…

Pyloric stenosis

Cite this article as: Erin Sharwood. Pyloric stenosis, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2768Key points: Think of pyloric stenosis in a vomiting infant. Only about 1 in 7 cases will have the classic triad of projectile vomiting, visible peristalsis and the palpable “olive”. Hypokalemia suggests several weeks of symptoms. Ultrasound is the most…

Gastrostomy Week – Complications

Cite this article as: Camille Wu. Gastrostomy Week – Complications, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6390You review a patient on the ward for abdo pain and pyrexia, and they have some sort of tube with feeds going into their stomach. You need to call the surgeons for a consult for their abdo pain….

Gastrostomy Week – Devices

Cite this article as: Camille Wu. Gastrostomy Week – Devices, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6355You review a patient on the ward for abdo pain and pyrexia, and they have some sort of tube with feeds going into their stomach. You need to call the surgeons for a consult for their abdo pain….