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

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

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

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Cite this article as: 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.10063I’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…

Lessons from Bankstown

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

Cupping in kids

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

Abuse on Nauru

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