Ankle x-rays

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Ankle x-rays, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9992The ankle consists of three bones – the tibia, the fibula, and the talus. The ankle also consist of two joints – the ankle joint (where the tibia, fibula and talus meet) and the syndesmosis joint (the joint between the…

Langcake on limb-threatening injuries

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Langcake on limb-threatening injuries, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/pac-conference-langcake-on-limb-threatening-injuries/The DFTB team are really excited to announce an upcoming video series…We have teamed up with APLS to share the videos from their Paediatric Acute Care Conferences. These videos have never been open access before, so if you…

Knee X-rays

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Knee X-rays, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.64711.  Know your knee anatomy See the the anatomical landmarks on the diagrams below.   Remember that the knees of younger children will look different, as the patella forms, and the ossification centres form.   2. Look for an effusion…

CRITOE Quick Quiz

Cite this article as: Davis, T. CRITOE Quick Quiz, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.4507This quick quiz is to test your CRITOE knowledge. See this post for how to interpret an elbow x-ray. Click on the image to see them in full size…   Q1: What age is this child? Q2: What is…

It must be a slipped capital femoral epiphysis?

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. It must be a slipped capital femoral epiphysis?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/slipped-capital-femoral-epiphysis/A 13 year old male was brought to the emergency department after injuring his right hip at a soccer game. He was running down the field when he heard and felt a crack in…

Understanding ankle injuries

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Understanding ankle injuries, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/understanding-ankle-injuries/A 15 year old male presents to the Emergency Department one day after sustaining a “twisting” injury to his left ankle while playing soccer. The patient claims to have sustained a “twisted ankle” while he was running towards the…