Through the looking glass

Cite this article as: Andrew Tagg. Through the looking glass, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9685As 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…

Asthma for Ambos

Cite this article as: Andrew Tagg. Asthma for Ambos, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9592Tonight I had the privilege to talk to the team at the Werribee branch of Ambulance Victoria. I was given the brief to talk on something to do with paediatric respiratory problems and I thought I would focus on…

Whoop, Whoop, Hooray

Cite this article as: Andrew Tagg. Whoop, Whoop, Hooray, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8344Henry 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…

PAC conference – Long on High Flow Oxygen Therapy

Cite this article as: 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…

Early Budesonide for the Prevention of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Cite this article as: Henry Goldstein. Early Budesonide for the Prevention of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7859Bronchopulmonary 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…

DFTB in EMA #3 – Easing the Wheeze

Cite this article as: Henry Goldstein. DFTB in EMA #3 – Easing the Wheeze, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7662The 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….

From Cradle to the Grave – ACEM Annual Scientific Meeting 2014

Cite this article as: Andrew Tagg. From Cradle to the Grave – ACEM Annual Scientific Meeting 2014, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6476This 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”…

Tuberculosis - cough

Tuberculosis

Cite this article as: Paul Hotton. Tuberculosis, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.5410 Jamie is a 4 year old with ongoing pyrexia for a couple of weeks.  He has a mild cough but nothing else.  The family mention in passing that grandad recently had TB. Is this common in the developed world?  How…