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…

Spina bifida 6 – prognosis

Cite this article as: Garside, L. Spina bifida 6 – prognosis, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6980This series is covering all you need to know about spina bifida. In the previous posts we looked at issues around diagnosis and antenatal counselling. This week, we look at the prognosis for patients with spina bifida.

Spina bifida 5 – fertility

Cite this article as: Garside, L. Spina bifida 5 – fertility, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6977This series is covering all you need to know about spina bifida. In the previous posts we looked at issues around diagnosis and antenatal counselling. In this post, we look at fertility problems associated with spina bifida.

Spina bifida 4 – bladder and bowel management

Cite this article as: Garside, L. Spina bifida 4 – bladder and bowel management, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6975This series is covering all you need to know about spina bifida. In the previous posts we looked at issues around diagnosis and antenatal counselling. In this post, we look at the bladder and…

Spina bifida 2 – antenatal counselling

Cite this article as: Garside, L. Spina bifida 2 – antenatal counselling, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6757 A couple come to see you following their 18 week ultrasound. They have been told that the ultrasound showed that their baby has spina bifida. The family wish to discuss the situation with a paediatrician.

Spina bifida 1 – what is spina bifida?

Cite this article as: Garside, L. Spina bifida 1 – what is spina bifida?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6758 A couple come to see you following their 18 week ultrasound. They have been told that the ultrasound showed that their baby has spina bifida. The family wish to discuss the situation with a…

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 any more.  On examination she…

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…

Do antibiotics affect CSF results?

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Do antibiotics affect CSF results?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3997Paediatricians often have to make a decision about whether to just go ahead and give antibiotics in suspected meningitis, or wait for a lumbar puncture (LP) – this could be due to parental refusal, an unstable patient,…

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Traumatic brain injury

Cite this article as: Bartlett, A. Traumatic brain injury, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3381 An 8 year old boy is rushed into ED following a fall from a fourth story window.  He landed on concrete and has obvious signs of external damage to his skull and a GCS of 5. He’s clearly…

Ventriculoperitoneal shunts

Cite this article as: Lawton, B. Ventriculoperitoneal shunts, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3358An 8 yr old boy presents after three vomits at home.  He has a background of spastic diplegic cerebral palsy and has a ventriculo-peritoneal (VP) shunt.  He is usually ambulatory and attends mainstream school. What goes wrong with VP shunts? How…

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