Can Point-of-Care CRP testing identify children with serious infection?

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Can Point-of-Care CRP testing identify children with serious infection?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.15806As paediatric emergency clinicians, a large part of our job is identifying the child with a serious infection. The utility of blood tests in helping with diagnosis in this group of children is…

Ears looking at you, kid

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Ears looking at you, kid, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10936Earache is a leading cause of grumpiness in children.  A recent paper in the New England Journal of Medicine has suggested that a 10 day course of antibiotics is more effective than a 5 day course in treating…

Can you see what I see?

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. Can you see what I see?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10302When it comes to imaging children we are all about the ALARA (as low as reasonably achievable) approach. One of the best ways to do this is not to use radiation at all. Unfortunately not all…

An apple juice a day?

Cite this article as: Tagg, A. An apple juice a day?, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.8616Pippi, aged 3, has been a little bit unwell of later.  Most of her family have had viral gastroenteritis and she has now got it too.  She’s been vomiting for the last 24 hours and is struggling…

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