Lyme Disease

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O'Connor, E. Lyme Disease, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16210

A nine year old girl, Skye, comes to see you with her parents. She has a two day history of a red, circular and enlarging rash on her right calf, which they describe as looking like a ‘bull’s eye’.  She has also been feeling generally unwell with headaches, muscle aches, fatigue and a fever. They…

Paediatrics in East Timor at DFTB17

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DFTB, T. Paediatrics in East Timor at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16238

And so we come to the final talk of the final day of DFTB17 in Brisbane. If you missed out in 2017 then come to Melbourne in August for DFTB18.  Tickets are still available for some of the pre-conference workshops as well as the conference itself via www.dftb18.com.

Can Point-of-Care CRP testing identify children with serious infection?

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Davis, T. Can Point-of-Care CRP testing identify children with serious infection?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15806

As paediatric emergency clinicians, a large part of our job is identifying the child with a serious infection. The utility of blood tests in helping with diagnosis in this group of children is debatable. Could point-of-care CRP testing help identify children with serious infection?

Antibiotics for all?

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Tagg, A. Antibiotics for all?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15679

Sometimes a paper is published that makes you stop dead in your tracks. In this post-truth era we are so used to reading headlines that sound too good to be true that we just skip over them. But this paper was published in the reputable New England Journal of Medicine.

Lumbar Puncture Needle Depth

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Goldstein, H. Lumbar Puncture Needle Depth, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.14720

Recently, I prepared up to perform a lumbar puncture for the first time in a few months and a quiet voice at the back of my brain whispered ; How deep would I need to go? Which length needle would be the best? I asked a handful of senior and junior colleagues, both at the…

DFTB go to South Africa

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Tagg, A. DFTB go to South Africa, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/__trashed/

When Annet Alenyo Ngabirano spoke about Ubuntu at DasSMACC one of things everyone wanted to know was how could they help. There was talking about donating to Supadel or supporting African academics and writers . Another suggestion was for those of us who ware lucky enough to get a study budget to go to Africa…

Sepsis at DFTB17

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DFTB, T. Sepsis at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15246

This talk was recorded live on the second 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 as well as the conference itself at www.dftb18.com.

Rheumatic Heart Disease at DFTB17

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DFTB, T. Rheumatic Heart Disease at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13992

This talk was recorded live on the second 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 as well as the conference itself at www.dftb18.com.

Eradicating scabies at DFTB17

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DFTB, T. Eradicating scabies at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13896

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

A Difficult Beast

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Courtney, A. A Difficult Beast, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.12455

A 14 year old girl was brought in by her family with lethargy, agitation, and confusion. Her past medical history includes depression and a recent viral upper respiratory tract infection.   Bottom Line: Encephalitis is caused by inflammation of the brain and is difficult to diagnose and manage. Up to 50% of patients experience short-term…

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