ConSEPT and EcLiPSE – Levetiracetam versus Phenytoin for Status Epilepticus

Cite this article as: Roland D, Davis T. ConSEPT and EcLiPSE – Levetiracetam versus Phenytoin for Status Epilepticus, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.18696This week sees the publication of two hugely anticipated randomised controlled trials both published in the Lancet simultaneously which DFTB have been given exclusive access to.  

An approach to irritability and pain in the severely neurologically impaired child.

Cite this article as: Goldstein, H. An approach to irritability and pain in the severely neurologically impaired child., Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.18178Logan is a 6yo who is presented to ED by his mother, one Tuesday evening as “just not himself“. Logan is well known to your local paediatric team for management…

Delayed presentation of head injuries – should we be worried?

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Delayed presentation of head injuries – should we be worried?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17874We have a clear algorithm for when to CT children who present with head injuries immediately after the injury. But, when children present more than 24 hours after an injury, we aren’t…

The Higher Tech Kid in the ED

Cite this article as: Pascoe, E. The Higher Tech Kid in the ED, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/higher-tech-kid-ed/This month’s Podcast of the Month is from the Pediatric Emergency Playbook. In a 30 minute podcast Tim Horeczko (Emergency Physician, and Educator) demystifies vagus nerve stimulators, intrathecal pumps, and ventricular assist devices. Through clinical…

Infantile botulism

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Infantile botulism, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.5172Milla is a 4-month-old girl, brought into ED by her parents.  She’s been quieter than normal for the last couple of days and today seems really weak and not sucking on the breast anymore.  On examination, she has poor head…

Status epilepticus

Cite this article as: Partyka, C. Status epilepticus, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.4690 The batphone rings at 5am. You are given a 5 minute ‘heads up’ by paramedics regarding a 3 year old child they are rushing to you with lights & sirens. She has a history of seizure disorder and has…

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