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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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…

Foot x-rays

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Foot x-rays, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2018. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.129241. Check you have the right views. There are two views in foot x-rays DP (dorsal-plantar) and oblique. Both should ideally be done when weight-bearing if your patient can manage it.   2. Review the bones.  Work round the bones…