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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Ankle x-rays

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Davis, T. Ankle x-rays, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9992

The ankle consists of three bones – the tibia, the fibula, and the talus. The ankle also consist of two joints – the ankle joint (where the tibia, fibula and talus meet) and the syndesmosis joint (the joint between the tibia and fibula which is help together by ligaments). There are three main sets of…

Opportunistic teaching in ED  – my new life as a junior junior doctor

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Davis, T. Opportunistic teaching in ED  – my new life as a junior junior doctor, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.10063

I’m in an unusual and uncomfortable position this year as I embark on my year of Adult Emergency Medicine. I’ve spent the last 13 years working in paediatrics, and have been working hard to be the best I can be at my job. I’m always learning in paediatrics, so it’s not that I feel I’m…

Lessons from Bankstown

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Davis, T. Lessons from Bankstown, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9723

A report has been released by the Chief Medical Officer, NSW, outlining the finding of the recent events in Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital, where a baby died following a neonatal resuscitation. There are lessons to be learned for all of us from this tragic case. Here, we summarise the findings. The full report can be read here….

Cupping in kids

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Davis, T. Cupping in kids, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9606

Cupping has become a hot topic this weeks thanks to Michael Phelps’ noticeable marks as he swam to Olympic Gold. But what’s the basis for cupping, and in there any place for it in managing childhood disease? There is no place for using cupping as a treatment in children. There is no evidence at all…

Abuse on Nauru

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Davis, T. Abuse on Nauru, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2016. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.9613

Whilst we have previously noted our opposition to the detention of children in Nauru, the Guardian’s publication today of leaked incident reports highlights the true horrors experienced by these children. For more on the background on detention then take a look here.