Ventriculoperitoneal shunts

Cite this article as: Lawton, B. Ventriculoperitoneal shunts, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3358An 8 yr old boy presents after three vomits at home.  He has a background of spastic diplegic cerebral palsy and has a ventriculo-peritoneal (VP) shunt.  He is usually ambulatory and attends mainstream school. What goes wrong with VP shunts? How…

Talking to teens

Cite this article as: Goldstein, H. Talking to teens, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3270The last patient presented in morning handover is Buffy, 14, who was admitted overnight with pyelonephritis. The admitting registrar couldn’t get much more than flank pain and a wee out of her overnight. Your resident rolls her eyes, quietly…

Minor burns

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Minor burns, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3266Jasmina, 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…

Eczema

Cite this article as: Marikar, D. Eczema, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3261Atopic eczema (also known as childhood eczema or atopic dermatitis) is a chronic paediatric inflammatory skin disease which usually develops in early childhood.

Are nebulisers or spacers better for managing acute asthma?

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Are nebulisers or spacers better for managing acute asthma?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3278This Cochrane review was published this week and here’s my summary. This review looks at the question: Which is better for the delivery of salbutamol in acute asthma – spacers or nebulisers? The…

Evernote

Cite this article as: Leighton, S. Evernote, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/tech-evernote/ A free suite of archiving and note taking tools useful for busy doctors