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…

Saving Balls 101: Inguinoscrotal masses

Cite this article as: Wu, C. Saving Balls 101: Inguinoscrotal masses, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.4879Recognising irreducible hernias and hernias at risk of incarceration will save a ball…Recognising undescended testes can save a ball…

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Picture quiz: funny umbilical stump

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Picture quiz: funny umbilical stump, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.4905You are reviewing a baby in clinic when mum mentions incidentally that she’s noticed his umbilicus looks a bit ‘funny’ and bleeds occasionally. You pull up his top and have a look…

Bee sting and chest pain

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Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. Bee sting and chest pain, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/bee-sting-chest-pain/A 6 year old male was referred from a rural ED for fever and possible pneumonia. He was well until three days ago when he was stung by a bee on his right forearm. He developed a…

Kids in cars

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Kids in cars, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.5062The mercury on the outside thermometer is inching past 40oC for the third day in a row and for once you are grateful to be in the cool, air-conditioned emergency department.  The emergency phone snaps you back into alertness….

The First Afebrile Seizure

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Cite this article as: Lawton, B. The First Afebrile Seizure, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.4794 You are the paeds reg in a regional base hospital when a five year old girl is referred to you by the emergency department following a seizure.  She is afebrile and not known to have a seizure…