Examining for a cleft palate

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Davis, T. Examining for a cleft palate, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6398

A 6 week old baby is referred with poor feeding. On examination you notice a cleft palate that has been previously undetected at the earlier babychecks. What is the best way to examine newborns in order to detect all cleft palates? The RCPCH and NICE have released a joint consensus guideline (October 2014) on best…

What could cause bright red blood vomits in a neonate?

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Yamamoto, L. What could cause bright red blood vomits in a neonate?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at:
https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/bright-red-blood-neonate/

A 6 day old infant male vomits a large amount of bright red blood at home and is taken to a rural emergency department. The child looks good, but the amount of blood on the baby’s blanket brought in by his mother is very impressive.

Vomiting from noodles, or are we missing something?

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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 dish, also called ramen) from a neighborhood lunch/snack truck (a small mom and pop type business).

Oesophageal foreign body

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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 with salbutamol liquid and amoxicillin.

Minor burns

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Tagg, A. Minor burns, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3266

Jasmina, a five old girl, is brought in by her mother after a Sunday afternoon barbecue.  Having had very little for breakfast she became very excited when the burgers came out and reached out to grab one from the grill burning her hand.  Bottom line Simple first aid is often forgotten and cold running water…