ConSEPT and EcLiPSE – Levetiracetam versus Phenytoin for Status Epilepticus

This week sees the publication of two hugely anticipated randomised controlled trials both published in the Lancet simultaneously which DFTB have been given exclusive access to.   Cite this article as: Roland D, Davis T. ConSEPT and EcLiPSE – Levetiracetam versus Phenytoin for Status Epilepticus, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.18696

The 28th Bubble Wrap

With millions upon millions of journal articles being published every year it is impossible to keep up.  Every month we ask some of our friends from PERUKI (Paediatric Emergency Research in UK and Ireland) to point out something that has caught their eye. Cite this article as: Leo, G. The 28th Bubble Wrap, Don't Forget the…

An aboriginal perspective of teen pregnancy: Cally Jetta at DFTB18

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island teenagers have a fertility rate four times higher than the general population (57/1000). This disparity is even higher in Western Australia where, in 2014, there were 88 births per 1000 in the Aboriginal and Torreds Strait Islander population compared to just 15 per 1000 in the general population. Cally Jetta…

An approach to irritability and pain in the severely neurologically impaired child.

Logan is a 6yo who is presented to ED by his mother, one Tuesday evening as “just not himself“. Logan is well known to your local paediatric team for management of his GMFCS 5 spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. He has a long list of comorbidities, frequent hospital attendance and multiple unplanned admissions for, variously, aspiration…

Bubble Wrap PLUS – April 2019

Welcome to April’s Bubble Wrap Plus, our monthly paediatric journal club provided by Professor Jaan Toelen & his team of the University Hospitals in Leuven (Belgium). This comprehensive list of ‘articles to read’ comes from 34 journals, including Pediatrics, The Journal of Pediatrics, Archives of Disease in Childhood, JAMA Pediatrics, Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health,…