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Examining for a cleft palate

Cite this article as: Tessa Davis. Examining for a cleft palate, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6398A 6 week old baby is referred with poor feeding. On examination you notice a cleft palate that has been previously undetected at the earlier babychecks. What is the best way to examine newborns in order to…

How can we rule out epiglottitis?

Cite this article as: Yamamoto, L. How can we rule out epiglottitis?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/rule-out-epiglottitis/A 2 year old boy is brought to the emergency department at 2:30 a.m. complaining of throat pain, not drinking, drooling, difficulty swallowing, coughing, nasal congestion, and fever.

The First Afebrile Seizure

Cite this article as: Ben Lawton. The First Afebrile Seizure, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2014. Available at: https://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…

Torn frenulum

Cite this article as: Andrew Tagg. Torn frenulum, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.4610Marcus, 15, looks very embarrassed as he is brought into the fast track cubicle by his mother. His shuffling gait and poor eye contact suggest he has a ‘personal problem’ but he doesn’t want to discuss it until his mother…