ALTERED MENTAL STATUS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Suicide Risk Patient Is Prematurely Discharged From Psychiatric Hospital ALTERED MENTAL STATUS Expert Case

This case involves a 23-year old male victim of human trafficking with a history of psychosis and multiple suicide attempts. He presented to the emergency room late one evening after overdosing on antidepressants. The patient was admitted to an interna …

Correctional Officer Allegedly Uses Excessive Force On Mentally Ill Patient ALTERED MENTAL STATUS Expert Case

…  female schizophrenic inmate who died at a state mental hospital after being tackled by an orderly. Prior to her …  2 years. Although it was acknowledged that the inmate was mentally ill, this medication was not administered to her during her …  condition worsened over the course of her time at the mental hospital to the point that she attacked a supervisor. The inmate was …

Stroke Goes Untreated in Emergency Room ALTERED MENTAL STATUS Expert Case

Stroke Goes Untreated in Emergency Room

…  to the hospital with slurred speech and an acutely altered mental status. Upon arrival at the hospital, MRI and CT scans were performed …