Listen to the nurses

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Listen to the nurses, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/listen-nurses/ A 9-year old male was brought to the ED after fainting in school. Upon awakening in the morning, he vomited twice, but he was sent to school. At school, he vomited three more times and continued to…

Do antibiotics affect CSF results?

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Do antibiotics affect CSF results?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3997Paediatricians often have to make a decision about whether to just go ahead and give antibiotics in suspected meningitis, or wait for a lumbar puncture (LP) – this could be due to parental refusal, an unstable patient,…

Tonsillitis

Cite this article as: Miers, J. Tonsillitis, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.4011 A 7 year old boy comes in complaining of a sore throat and generally feeling sorry for himself.  He has pus all over his tonsils. Should you treat him with antibiotics?

Gillick Competence – a crash course

Cite this article as: Gardner, S. Gillick Competence – a crash course, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3755 The words are always thrown around when a teenager refuses treatment – but how much do you actually know about the Gillick case?

Anorexia nervosa

Cite this article as: MacDonald, E. Anorexia nervosa, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2602A fourteen year old girl presents to the emergency department following three months of weight loss.  She has refused all food and water for the past five days.  She complains of feeling dizzy, cold and tired.