Tessa Davis is a Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine. She is from Glasgow and Sydney, but is currently living in London. @tessardavis | + Tessa Davis | Tessa's DFTB posts

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Pulled elbows

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Pulled elbows, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16407 Annie is a 2 year old who has a painful arm. Her mum was holding her hand as she walked along the pavement. Annie tripped and Annie’s mum tried to stop the fall. Since then she hasn’t been using…

DOI and Altmetric

Uncategorized

Cite this article as: Davis, T. DOI and Altmetric, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16287This month, DFTB launched our one year trial of a new way of measuring impact and encouraging the referencing and sharing of our posts. We have done three things: added a Cite box; got DOIs for each post; added…

Tips for new consultants

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Tips for new consultants, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.16153The end of my training finally arrived and I’m preparing to move on to the next (and longest) stage of my career – being a consultant. I asked friends, and Twitter, for advice on becoming a consultant. Here’s…

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…