Sedation for transport

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Sedation for transport, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8397One of your colleagues, Andy, has been lucky enough to grab a ticket to a prestigious international conference to be held in Dublin. He is thinking about taking his children but wonders how to keep them happy on the…

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…

SonoKids Pneumonia

Cite this article as: Davis, T. SonoKids Pneumonia, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6310This week’s vodcast is a great new series by SonoKids. Kasia Hampton gives us a crash course in diagnosing pneumonia using ultrasonography. In this vodcast that is less than ten minutes long, Kasia covers all the basics. It starts with an…

How can we rule out epiglottitis?

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. How can we rule out epiglottitis?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/rule-out-epiglottitis/A 2 year old boy is brought to the emergency department at 2:30 a.m. complaining of throat pain, not drinking, drooling, difficulty swallowing, coughing, nasal congestion, and fever.

Spitting the dummy

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Spitting the dummy, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/spitting-the-dummy/A 4 month old male infant is brought to the emergency department by a fire and rescue squad after responding to a 911 call for respiratory distress. He was sucking on a pacifier when his caretakers noticed that he…

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…

Non weight bearing after a fall

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Non weight bearing after a fall, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/non-weight-bearing-after-a-fall/An 18 month old male was brought to a rural emergency department because of pain in his right hip and refusal to walk since yesterday. He was well until he was walking up a wheelchair ramp…

Knee pain/thigh pain in an obese boy

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Knee pain/thigh pain in an obese boy, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/knee-pain-thigh-pain/This is a large 10-year old male who presents to the acute care clinic with a two week history of right thigh and knee pain. He states that the pain is mainly in his thigh…

The magic coin

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. The magic coin, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/the-magic-coin/This is a 20 month old female who presents to the emergency department after swallowing a coin, according to two older children who were playing with her at the time. They don’t know what type of coin it was.