Crack the back?

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Crack the back?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8591A recent article in the Australian press by Julia Medew has helped bring to light a potentially dangerous practice – chiropractic manipulation of infants spines.  Take a look at the video below.

…And they were all yellow

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. …And they were all yellow, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.82013 day old Christopher was born at term via normal vaginal delivery. There were no problems during or after the birth and he and his mother were discharged on day 2. The domiciliary midwife had been out…

Early Budesonide for the Prevention of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Cite this article as: Goldstein, H. Early Budesonide for the Prevention of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7859Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is a common outcome in premature neonates, from 85% in 22/40 infants, to about 33% of neonates born in the 27th week of gestation. This recent study, published in the NEJM…

The Crying Game

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. The Crying Game, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7837Pain in children is often under-recognised and under-treated. This is the screencast of the talk I gave at the recent Emergency Registrars Regional Conference held at Sunshine Hospital in Melbourne.

ILCOR 2015 – neonatal summary

Cite this article as: Towers, A. ILCOR 2015 – neonatal summary, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7717The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) is a collaboration between resuscitation groups worldwide. Every few years, they do an enormous evidence based review of resuscitation science which informs resuscitation guidelines all over the world. The 2015…

Induced Hypothermia for Hypoxic-Ischaemic Encephalopathy – Part 3

Cite this article as: Goldstein, H. Induced Hypothermia for Hypoxic-Ischaemic Encephalopathy – Part 3, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7050Bottom Line: Consider and identify hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy early Induced hypothermia aka cooling improves mortality rates without additional adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes at 18 months If the child fits the FEAST criteria during or soon…

Induced Hypothermia for Hypoxic-Ischaemic Encephalopathy – Part 2

Cite this article as: Goldstein, H. Induced Hypothermia for Hypoxic-Ischaemic Encephalopathy – Part 2, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7047Bottom Line: Consider and identify hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy early Cooling improves mortality rates without additional adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes at 18 months If the child fits the FEAST criteria during or soon after resus, they…

Induced Hypothermia for Hypoxic-Ischaemic Encephalopathy – Part 1

Cite this article as: Goldstein, H. Induced Hypothermia for Hypoxic-Ischaemic Encephalopathy – Part 1, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7015Bottom Line: Consider and identify hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy early Cooling improves mortality rates without additional adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes at 18 months If the child fits the FEAST criteria during or soon after resus, they…

Fatherhood

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Fatherhood, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/vodcast-of-the-week-fatherhood/This video speaks for itself. It’s a beautiful animated narrative on what it’s like to be the father of a sick baby. As it’s Father’s Day in some parts of the world, it seems particularly relevant (from The Telegraph)…  

Should we test RSV-positive infants for UTIs?

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Should we test RSV-positive infants for UTIs?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7001RSV-positive bronchiolitis in infants is one of the most common reasons for admission to hospital. Sometimes they spike temperatures. It is widely recognised that the rate of serious bacterial infection in these infants is low….