DFTB in Dublin – the Workshops

Cite this article as: 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…

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

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

…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…

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 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…