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…

Love, Life and Awesomeness at DFTB17

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DFTB, T. Love, Life and Awesomeness at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.12698

This talk was recorded live at DFTB17 in Brisbane. Watch out for more talks from our inaugural conference in the lead up to DFTB18.. If you haven’t done so yet then book some time off for August and come to Melbourne for our next amazing conference. Check out www.dftb18.com for more details. You can also…

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder – Management

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Hardimon, M. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder – Management, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.12615

After taking an extensive history and performing multiple clinical examinations in consultation with allied health staff, you come to the conclusion that Callum has a diagnosis of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder. His mother is mortified about the situation and isn’t sure what this will mean for Callum (both now and in the future) as well…

Neonatal Retrieval at DFTB17

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DFTB, T. Neonatal Retrieval at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13131

This talk was recorded live at DFTB17 in Brisbane. We’ve got plenty more where this one came from so keep on checking in with us every week. If you think you’ve got the chops to pull it off next year then get in touch with us hello@dontforgetthebubbles.com.

Clinical features and diagnosis

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Hardimon, M. Clinical features and diagnosis, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.12577

Callum is a 6 year old boy who has been referred to paediatrics by his GP due to school concerns regarding his poor attention span and difficulty with learning and remembering new information. Whilst his peers in year 1 are working on their sight words, Callum is unable to recognize any sight words. He is…

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

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Hardimon, M. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.12421

Callum is a 6 year old boy who has been referred to paediatrics by his GP due to school concerns regarding his poor attention span and difficulty with learning and remembering new information. Whilst his peers in year 1 are working on their sight words, Callum is unable to recognize any sight words. He is…

DFTB go to Berlin – #SMACCmini

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Tagg, A. DFTB go to Berlin – #SMACCmini, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/dftb-go-to-berlin-smaccmini/

Having flown 16,893 kilometres to visit family, a short hop over the Berlin was nothing. This year Tessa and I were honoured to be able to help out with SMACCmini – the paediatric workshop before the main event.  DasSMACC is the second-most* anticipated conference of the year and we wanted to make sure the delegates left…

NETS knowledge

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Tagg, A. NETS knowledge, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.11487

When I’m not working in the emergency department, playing with my children or doing DFTB ‘stuff’ I work for the state retrieval service. As the name Adult Retrieval Victoria implies I spend my time moving and coordinating the movement of critically ill or injured adults around the state. There is a dearth of retrieval textbooks…

Poop Patrol

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Tagg, A. Poop Patrol, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10986

It’s the one question that all parents seem to ask about their newborn – “Is this normal? How can such a small thing create such a lot of mess?” One of the things that stood out to me from Ross Fisher’s presentation on “What every Paediatric Surgeon wished you knew” was the line “There is…

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