ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Allergic Reaction to Medication Goes Unnoticed ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY Expert Case

Allergic Reaction to Medication Goes Unnoticed

…  during a rehab session, the patient complained of nausea and dizziness. The nurse administered Phenergan via an IV line and a few minutes later the patient experienced a severe spasm reaction. Nurses …

Vancomycin Allergy Causes Severe Anaphylactic Response ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY Expert Case

Vancomycin Allergy Causes Severe Anaphylactic Response

…  showed that the infection may have spread to the bone and osteomyelitis was a possible diagnosis. The patient was started on vancomycin and had a PICC line placed for the administration of the medication. Soon after …

Nerve Block Causes Shock and Seizure ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY Expert Case

Nerve Block Causes Shock and Seizure

…  The patient immediately experienced an allergic reaction and went into shock. She experienced a grand mal seizure on the way to the hospital and a cardiac workup showed stress …