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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Anaphylaxis and dosing errors

Cite this article as: Davis, T. Anaphylaxis and dosing errors, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3113Medication errors are a particular area of interest for me, so this paper caught my eye….here’s my summary of it.

Diabetes Insipidus

Cite this article as: 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…

Weak and vomiting: an endocrine emergency

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

Baby Tim's Cries

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

Perilous Pinhead Polkadots

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Cite this article as: Davis, T. Perilous Pinhead Polkadots, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2932A 3 week-old newborn is brought in to the emergency department by her worried parents. A non-blanching rash has appeared overnight….

ITP – Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

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Cite this article as: Davis, T. ITP – Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2865A 4 year old girl presents with bruising over her legs, trunk and face.  Mum has noticed them appear over the last week.