Pulse oximetry

Cite this article as: Andrew Tagg. Pulse oximetry, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: https://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…

Craig McBride: Minimally Invasive Surgery at DFTB17

Cite this article as: Team DFTB. Craig McBride: Minimally Invasive Surgery at DFTB17, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16078This talk was recorded live on the final of 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…

Non-specific symptoms in the emergency department

Cite this article as: Shaarna Shan. Non-specific symptoms in the emergency department, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: https://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: Ian Summers. How to be… a twitter moderator, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: https://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: Andrew Tagg. Alarm fatigue, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: https://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: Andrew Tagg. Screen Queens, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://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: Tessa Davis. Are smartphones too much of a distraction for doctors?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://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…