Non-Toxic Exposures

Cite this article as: Joe Rotella. Non-Toxic Exposures, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16453Mary had a little taste… Common non-toxic exposures (and what to expect) As clinicians, we will occasionally come across someone with a case of Toxicophobia – the fear of being poisoned. In paediatrics, this usually presents in the parents of…

Preventing Poisonings in the Home

Cite this article as: Joe Rotella. Preventing Poisonings in the Home, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16269You’ve just seen a young lady who managed to swallow a tablet out of Grandma’s handbag, whilst she was over for a visit. Luckily, it was a 20 mg esomeprazole tablet so she’s going to be ok….

Blue Ringed Octopus

Cite this article as: Andrew Tagg. Blue Ringed Octopus, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10977One of the highlights of the holiday season, here in Australia, is being able to go to the beach (please don’t try this in the north). Victoria is one of the safer states when it comes to dangerous critters…

DFTB in Dublin – the Workshops

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. DFTB in Dublin – the Workshops, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/dftb-in-dublin-the-workshops/Having braved international flights half of the team from DFTB (Andy and Henry) have made it to SMACCDub. For those of you not in the know the Social Media And Critical Care conference is in it’s…

Paracetamol poisoning in children

Cite this article as: Andrew Tagg. Paracetamol poisoning in children, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7530Earlier this month the MJA published the latest consensus guidelines for the management of paracetamol (acetominophen) poisoning.  Whilst there is very little that is new for those of us used to dealing with this problem in adults, the…

Spider Bites

Cite this article as: Andrew Tagg. Spider Bites, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.55026 year old Charlotte is carried into  your emergency department by her father. She had been helping him tidy up the garage and she thought she had scratched herself on an old box of toys.  An hour later she was…

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Cite this article as: Andrew Tagg. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.53614 year old Mariska is brought in by ambulance with her mother after being rescued from a house fire.  Neither appear to have sustained any significant injuries as they were woken by the screech of the smoke detector but…