Should we put a drain in?

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Should we put a drain in?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/put-a-drain-in/This is a 15-year old male with a history of severe chronic lung disease and bronchopulmonary dysplasia since birth. He was premature, and since then has required multiple hospitalizations for acute exacerbations of his chronic lung…

Bleeding lips and cardiac arrest

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Bleeding lips and cardiac arrest, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/bleeding-lips-and-cardiac-arrest/This is a 2 1/2 month old male who presented to the ED with a 2 week history of intermittent low grade fevers. He was seen by his primary physician 2 weeks prior to this ED visit…

Is it a pneumothorax?

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Is it a pneumothorax?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/is-it-a-pneumothorax/A 23-month old female has a history of vomiting three to four times per day for three days. She has a past history of reactive airway disease and congenital heart block (maternal systemic lupus) requiring a permanent implanted…

Look through the loops

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Look through the loops, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/look-through-the-loops/A nearly 8 year old female came to the ED with a chief complaint of stomach aches for one week. These pains would come and go and were best characterised as crampy in nature with no particular location.

Snuffbox

Bruised hand?

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Bruised hand?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/bruised-hand/A 15 year old male presents to the ED with right wrist and hand pain two hours after falling on his out-stretched (extended) right hand.

Pseudosubluxation or the real thing?

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Pseudosubluxation or the real thing?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/pseudosubluxation-or-the-real-thing/A 6 year old female was taken to a rural emergency department with a complaint of neck pain. Her behaviour was described as slightly different. She didn’t want to walk around and she was not moving her…

Foreign body aspiration - chocolate

Foreign body aspiration

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Foreign body aspiration, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/foreign-body-aspiration/A 17 month old male presents to the ED in the evening with a one-hour history of noisy and abnormal breathing after a choking episode while he was eating a chocolate and almond bar.

Listen to the nurses

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Listen to the nurses, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/listen-nurses/ A 9-year old male was brought to the ED after fainting in school. Upon awakening in the morning, he vomited twice, but he was sent to school. At school, he vomited three more times and continued to…

Wrist sprain or SH-I?

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Wrist sprain or SH-I?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/wrist-sprain-sh/A ten year old boy fell during a soccer game, injuring his right wrist. He reportedly tripped when trying to kick the ball and landed backwards on his outstretched right hand.

Oesophageal foreign body

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Oesophageal foreign body, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/oesophageal-foreign-body/A two-year old  female has a chief complaint of coughing up some blood. There has been a one-month history of coughing and wheezing. She has seen her pediatrician three times in the past month. The child has been treated…

CRITOE

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. CRITOE, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/critoe/A 7 year old male presents to the ED with isolated right elbow pain three hours after falling on his out-stretched right arm while roller blading.