The fidget spinner craze – the good, the bad and the ugly

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Hardimon, M. The fidget spinner craze – the good, the bad and the ugly, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.12234

Unless you have been walking around with your eyes closed, you will have noticed fidget spinners are everywhere! If not in the hands of your little patients, then in the hands of their parents. But is the hype worth it? Whilst they are being marketed as the latest tool for helping those with ADHD and…

DFTB go to Berlin – #SMACCmini

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Tagg, A. DFTB go to Berlin – #SMACCmini, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/dftb-go-to-berlin-smaccmini/

Having flown 16,893 kilometres to visit family, a short hop over the Berlin was nothing. This year Tessa and I were honoured to be able to help out with SMACCmini – the paediatric workshop before the main event.  DasSMACC is the second-most* anticipated conference of the year and we wanted to make sure the delegates left…

Deciduous dental damage

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Tagg, A. Deciduous dental damage, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.12095

As my youngest daughter continues to her quest for her two front teeth, my eldest has lost two of hers. They came out naturally with minimal fuss though as they were hanging on by a (peri-odontal) thread she asked me lots of questions about teeth. Given that I was not trained as a dentist I thought…

Teething trouble

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Tagg, A. Teething trouble, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.12002

As the smallest member of the clan grows older it’s time for my reality based revision to move on from normal neonates to something else. We’ve made it through neonatal nasties and tourniquets on toes. It’s something more commonplace that keeps us up at night – something we’ve all been through – teething.

Supervision

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Goldstein, H. Supervision, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.12157

I’ve been lucky enough to be one of the few paediatric registrars allocated to an Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health ward for a 6 month rotation. Although I’d worked in (adult) Psych wards before, I had few well formed ideas about psychiatric theory or practice past how to “do a takedown”. In Shem’s House of God,…