Respiratory Tract Infections in children

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Cite this article as: Patel,S and Munro, A. Respiratory Tract Infections in children, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.18906Emily is a 2 year old girl brought to the emergency department with her mum, following two days of fever and poor intake. She has a temperature of 39°C and looks a little unhappy, but…

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…

ENT Part 1: a word in your ear

Cite this article as: Davis, T. ENT Part 1: a word in your ear, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.7649 Here is the first part in our three part ENT series looking at recognition and management of common paediatric ENT conditions.This series is based on a presentation by Rahul Santram , adapted by Tessa…

Otitis media

Cite this article as: Miers, J. Otitis media, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3131 A 2 year old presents to ED with pyrexia – he’s pulling at his ear constantly in the waiting room.  

Otitis externa

Cite this article as: Davis, S. Otitis externa, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2867 A 7 year old boy is brought to ED by mum. He has ear pain (otalgia), reduction in his hearing and a little discharge from the ear. His symptoms have been getting worse over the last couple of days…

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