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….

Meconium aspiration syndrome

Cite this article as: Antoine, J. Meconium aspiration syndrome, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3237 It is 3am, you are the paediatric registrar on in a regional hospital. You are called to attend a term vaginal delivery, with meconium stained liquor. As you arrive a flat baby is transferred to the resuscitaire. 

Neonatal Resuscitation

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Neonatal Resuscitation, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6477Whilst the internet is wonderful if you want to look up some obscure aspect of medicine there are some things you just have to know.  I gave this talk to our local group of registrars and in the spirit of…

Should we put a drain in?

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Should we put a drain in?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/put-a-drain-in/This is a 15-year old male with a history of severe chronic lung disease and bronchopulmonary dysplasia since birth. He was premature, and since then has required multiple hospitalizations for acute exacerbations of his chronic lung…

Neonatal examination

Cite this article as: Goldstein, H. Neonatal examination, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.4362 It’s 6pm on Saturday evening, and Jenny and Jake are keen to head home with their new baby, Jessica, now 30 hours of life. The midwife calls you to attend for the baby check.

Premature birth in a regional hospital

Cite this article as: Lawton, B. Premature birth in a regional hospital, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.4024 You are the paediatric registrar in a regional hospital when the ED reg informs you of the arrival of a labouring woman who is fully dilated and pushing.  The patient believes she is about 27…