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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…