Sepsis at DFTB17

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DFTB, T. Sepsis at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15246

This talk was recorded live on the second day at DFTB17 in Brisbane. If you missed out in 2017 then why not book your leave for 2018 now. Tickets are on sale for the pre-conference workshops as well as the conference itself at www.dftb18.com.

Steroids for pre-school wheeze

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Davis, T. Steroids for pre-school wheeze, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.14563

Wheeze must be one of the most common paediatric presentations to the emergency department and up till now most of us have been reassuring parents and sending them away without treatment. But should we be doing more?  A paper, released just last week, suggests that we could.

Acute asthma at DFTB17

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DFTB, T. Acute asthma at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.13122

This talk was recorded live at DFTB17 in Brisbane. We’ve got plenty more where this one came from so keep on checking in with us every week. If you think you’ve got the chops to pull it off next year then get in touch with us hello@dontforgetthebubbles.com.

Through the looking glass

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Tagg, A. Through the looking glass, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9685

As we head out winter in the southern hemisphere the northern hemisphere can see that ‘Winter is Coming’ and with it the scourge of the paediatric emergency departments – bronchiolitis.  It’s one of those diseases that the we should all be able to spot but the real challenge is picking up those that present as…

Whoop, Whoop, Hooray

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Tagg, A. Whoop, Whoop, Hooray, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8344

Henry Goldstein wrote an excellent article on pertussis a few years ago.  With some interesting new data coming to press with regard to risk factors for complications of the disease we thought it might be worthwhile doing some spaced repetition. “My childhood was full of deep sorrow – colic, whooping cough, dread of ghosts, hell,…

PAC conference – Long on High Flow Oxygen Therapy

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Tagg, A. PAC conference – Long on High Flow Oxygen Therapy, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at:
https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/pac-conference-long-on-high-flow-oxygen-therapy/

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 weren’t able to attend the conferences, then now’s your chance to catch up. The PAC Conference is run each year by APLS and consists of presentations on a range of topics relevant to paediatric acute…

Early Budesonide for the Prevention of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

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Goldstein, H. Early Budesonide for the Prevention of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7859

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is a common outcome in premature neonates, from 85% in 22/40 infants, to about 33% of neonates born in the 27th week of gestation. This recent study, published in the NEJM trialled a potential new therapy to reduce BPD.

DFTB in EMA #3 – Easing the Wheeze

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Goldstein, H. DFTB in EMA #3 – Easing the Wheeze, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7662

The team at DFTB had our third article published in the series for Emergency Medicine Australasia Journal. Wheezing children commonly present to the ED. Bronchiolitis, preschool wheeze and asthma are common causes of such presentations. It is important to note that the term ‘wheeze’ is frequently misused by parents to describe a number of respiratory noises,…

From Cradle to the Grave – ACEM Annual Scientific Meeting 2014

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Tagg, A. From Cradle to the Grave – ACEM Annual Scientific Meeting 2014, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6476

This years Australasian College of Emergency Medicine Annual scientific meeting in Melbourne has attracted over 900 delegates from all over the world. With an overarching theme of “Back to the Future” a number of speakers have been looking back on the past year in emergency medicine literature and predicting what might be up and coming…

Asthma Exacerbations & Therapeutic Positioning

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Goldstein, H. Asthma Exacerbations & Therapeutic Positioning, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.5300

Idea: Sitting erect vs slouching or slumping improves air flow in moderate-severe exacerbations of asthma. A pale, breathless 7 year old with a known history of asthma presents to your department. Oxygen saturations are hovering in the mid-80’s with marked tracheal tug, subcostal, substernal, intercostal and supraclavicular recessions in addition to accessory muscle usage. He’s…

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