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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Diabetes Insipidus

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Davis, T. Diabetes Insipidus, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3030

 A 5 year old girl is on the ward following a resection of a craniopharyngioma.  The nurses call you because her urine output has increased dramatically over the last few hours.  You check her Na and it’s 150. Is your brain hurting just thinking about it?

Weak and vomiting: an endocrine emergency

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Davis, T. Weak and vomiting: an endocrine emergency, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2941

A 6 year-old boy presents to the emergency department after 5 days of vomiting. He was initially seen by his family doctor and treated for gastroenteritis. However, his vomiting has persisted and he is lethargic and no longer able to walk.

Baby Tim's Cries

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Davis, T. Baby Tim's Cries, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2935

Baby Tim is 3 months-old and has been crying inconsolably.  His exhausted mother has brought him into the emergency department at one in the morning desperate for help.