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.

Vomiting from noodles, or are we missing something?

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Vomiting from noodles, or are we missing something?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/vomiting-from-noodles/A 7 year old female is brought to the ED with a chief complaint of abdominal pain. She vomited once and feels weak. Emesis occurred about 1 hour after eating saimin (a local soup/noodle…

Where is that foreign body?

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Where is that foreign body?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/where-is-that-foreign-body/A two-year old Caucasian male with a chief complaint of cough and fever. He has had fevers up to 38.5 degrees and “wet” coughs intermittently for the past two months. He has also had episodes of emesis…

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…