Tolerance and withdrawal

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Cite this article as: Davis, T. Tolerance and withdrawal, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3887Definition: tolerance is the development of the need to increase the dose of a drug to achieve the same effect previously achieved with a lower dose.   Duration of therapy is the major factor associated with onset of tolerance and…

Cradle Cap

Cradle cap

Cite this article as: Marikar, D. Cradle cap, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3393Cradle cap (infantile seborrhoeic dermatitis) is a self-limiting greasy, scaly rash of unknown cause that most commonly affects the scalps of babies.  Overactive sebaceous glands, maternal hormones and skin yeasts have been suggested as possible causes.

Nappy rash

Napkin dermatitis

Cite this article as: Marikar, D. Napkin dermatitis, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3391Napkin dermatitis is an acute inflammatory skin reaction in the area covered by the nappy.

Epistaxis - nosebleed

Epistaxis

Cite this article as: Davis, S. Epistaxis, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3385 A 9-year-old boy is brought to see you. He has been having recurrent nose bleeds over the last few weeks. They may occur at any time but many of them happen at night, when the child wakes from sleep with…

Traumatic brain injury - helmet

Traumatic brain injury

Cite this article as: Bartlett, A. Traumatic brain injury, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3381 An 8 year old boy is rushed into ED following a fall from a fourth story window.  He landed on concrete and has obvious signs of external damage to his skull and a GCS of 5. He’s clearly…