Reducing alcohol related harm in adolescents at DFTB17

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DFTB, T. Reducing alcohol related harm in adolescents at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13984

This talk was recorded live on the opening plenary session of day two at DFTB17 in Brisbane. If you missed out in 2017 then book your leave for 2018 now. Tickets are on sale for the pre-conference workshops as well as the conference itself at www.dftb18.com..

Are we destroying children’s resilience?

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DFTB, T. Are we destroying children’s resilience?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13708

This talk was recorded live on the first day at 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 and the conference itself at www.dftb18.com.

The Quagmire

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Thurtle, N. The Quagmire, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13504

Our 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, get grumpy or emotional, slide into tribal behaviour. But we’re working on it. So when…

Keeping little folk safe

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Boyle, K. Keeping little folk safe, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13844

If my house were a workplace, it would be an emergency department. We operate 24-7, there are frequent tears and sometimes blood, and always a little too much to do in the allocated time. We have also recently experienced a surge in workload, which has arrived in the form of a soft cheeked, downy haired,…

Look after number one at DFTB17

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DFTB, T. Look after number one at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13707

This talk was recorded live on the first day at 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 and the conference itself at www.dftb18.com.

Big Picture Paediatrics : Adverse Childhood Experiences

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Goldstein, H. Big Picture Paediatrics : Adverse Childhood Experiences, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10082

So much of paediatrics, and medicine in general, is focussed on small experimental or observational studies. This series of posts takes the wider view; we’re talking here about some of the biggest and longest running studies that help us frame, measure and understand childhood through time and across the world. References: Felitti, VJ, Anda RF,…

The space between…

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Tagg, A. The space between…, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9926

The readers of Don’t Forget the Bubbles are clearly well educated and try their best to keep up to date with the literature.  We do what we can to help bring the latest research to you to help reduce the knowledge translation window (and have a new project on the horizon to help even more)….

Key trials in developing countries – 2015-2016

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Tagg, A. Key trials in developing countries – 2015-2016, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7460

Here is a recently published booklet which summarises much of the latest research on child health in developing countries. It consists of evidence derived from all the randomised trials published over the last year. Professor Trevor Duke, Intensivist at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne has put together this excellent summary of some of the…

DFTB in Dublin – the Workshops

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Tagg, A. DFTB in Dublin – the Workshops, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/dftb-in-dublin-the-workshops/

Having braved international flights half of the team from DFTB (Andy and Henry) have made it to SMACCDub. For those of you not in the know the Social Media And Critical Care conference is in it’s fourth year now and partly inspired us to start Don’t Forget The Bubbles.  Although the editors regularly chat online…

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

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Tagg, A. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8725

Alcohol use is common in Australian women with surveys suggesting that around 90% of 18-45 year olds have had a drink in the last year and that around 39% of these are unaware of the health implications of drinking on the developing fetus. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is a leading cause of preventable intellectual disability. An…

DFTB in EMA #4 – Spoonful of sugar: Improving the palatability of emergency department visits for children and their families

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Tagg, A. DFTB in EMA #4 – Spoonful of sugar: Improving the palatability of emergency department visits for children and their families, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8049

Whilst it has been available online for some time now the fourth EMA article from the DFTB team has just hit doormats across Australia. “Pain, fever, fatigue and fear can all add to anxiety and distress for unwell children and their families, as well as making assessment of their clinical state even more difficult. This…