Tessa Davis is a paediatric emergency registrar from Glasgow and Sydney, but currently living in London. Tessa tries to spend time with her 3 kids in between shifts. @tessardavis | + Tessa Davis | Tessa’s DFTB posts

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ENT Part 2: who nose?

Here is the second 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 Davis, and checked by our resident ENT surgeon, Sinéad Davis. Part 1 was on – the ear. Today, we look at the nose. Part…

ENT Part 1: a word in your ear

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 Davis, and checked by our resident ENT surgeon, Sinéad Davis. Today, we start with the ear. Part 2 is on – the nose….

Sedation for the agitated adolescent

For paediatric ED doctors who come from a paediatric training background, dealing with the agitated adolescent can be very stressful. There is so much more to managing the agitated adolescent than just drugs, but sometimes sedation is necessary. As we are not used to sedating children in this way, choosing drugs and doses can be difficult. This…

No Jab No Pay

Australia has always been at the forefront of immunisation legislation, but the new ‘No Jab No Pay’ law takes our immunisation laws to a new level. The ‘No Jab No Pay’ law, passed today, and to be implemented in Jan 2016, removes the option of being a ‘conscientious objector’. This means that if you refuse to…