Are there too few women presenting at paediatric conferences?

Cite this article as: Davis, T. et al. Are there too few women presenting at paediatric conferences?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16879Sometimes we have a great idea for a paper but try as we might we cannot get it published in the traditional way. So what better means of disseminating knowledge than…

Steroids for pre-school wheeze

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

Big Picture Paediatrics : Adverse Childhood Experiences

Cite this article as: Goldstein, H. Big Picture Paediatrics : Adverse Childhood Experiences, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10082So much of paediatrics, and medicine in general, is focussed on small experimental or observational studies. This series of posts takes the wider view; we’re talking here about some of the biggest and longest running…

Early Budesonide for the Prevention of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Cite this article as: Goldstein, H. Early Budesonide for the Prevention of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: http://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…

Screening tests and statistics – we’re only doctors, what do we know?

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Screening tests and statistics – we’re only doctors, what do we know?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.5537A letter published in JAMA this week confirms what we already feared in medicine – we really do not understand statistics. Somehow throughout our university and training we have persuaded ourselves…

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