Pulse oximetry

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Pulse oximetry, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.18145When a case is presented you probably like to assume aime things are a given – that capillary refill time is a universal constant no matter who performs it, or that the way one person measures the respiratory rate is…

Non-specific symptoms in the emergency department

Cite this article as: Shan, S. Non-specific symptoms in the emergency department, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.12880Non-specific symptoms in the emergency department are common: headache, vomiting, lethargy, blurred vision…but do you include a brain tumour in your differential? Are you confident in spotting the signs and symptoms of brain tumour? Are you…

How to be… a twitter moderator

Cite this article as: Summers, I. How to be… a twitter moderator, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.12484The email comes from a wonderful conference organizer, lets call her, for example, Tessa, “Dear X, would you be interested in being a Twitter moderator for a session at our upcoming conference?”  The idea appeals, but…

Alarm fatigue

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Alarm fatigue, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.11810It is easy to be bamboozled by the amazing technology we have at our fingertips – portable monitors, ultrasound machines, tricorders – but you only really need to know one button. It’s that one we all instinctively reach for before…

Screen Queens

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Screen Queens, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8492Life as a parent can be tough – early mornings, convincing your child to eat, having time for yourself. Sometimes you just need five minutes to think.  So what do you do – thrust your mobile device in front of…

smartphone distraction

Are smartphones too much of a distraction for doctors?

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Are smartphones too much of a distraction for doctors?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.4869It’s clear that smartphones have much to offer doctors. Up to date information on best management practice; help with dosing calculations; access to recent journal articles; and even communicating with doctors in other…