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The 1st Bubble-Wrap

Cite this article as: Grace Leo. The 1st Bubble-Wrap, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10278With 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 the world of paediatrics to point out something that has caught their eye.

Meredith Borland, part 2

Cite this article as: Henry Goldstein. Meredith Borland, part 2, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9602The Paediatric Emergency Department is a relatively unique area in medicine as the registrar workforce usually comes from one of two backgrounds: Emergency or Paediatrics. Consequently, we strive to have the optimal combination of both specialties – The Sweet…

Pressing matters

Cite this article as: Andrew Tagg. Pressing matters, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9155 Assessing the capillary refill time to identify potential shock has been ingrained in anyone that has taken one of the paediatric alphabet courses (APLS/PALS/PLS etc) – but how useful is it really?

Twelve Tips to placing a well secured Peripheral IV Cannula

Cite this article as: Henry Goldstein. Twelve Tips to placing a well secured Peripheral IV Cannula, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7939Placing peripheral IV cannulas (PIVC) is THE paediatric procedure. Rather than including every single step towards being a 100% sharpshooting cannula guru (I’m not!), the emphasis for this post is securing a cannula. That is,…

A General Approach

Cite this article as: Arjun Rao. A General Approach, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2015. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.6680 Abdominal pain accounts for ~ 5% of all presentations to paediatric emergency departments. Surgery is only required in 1-7% of these and there is no specific diagnosis in up to 15%. This series of posts will look at the…