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Child Suffers Respiratory Failure During Dental Procedure ANESTHESIA Expert Case

Child Suffers Respiratory Failure During Dental Procedure

…  start of the procedure, the child was placed under general anesthesia. After he was anesthetized, the dentist told the child’s parents …  and would prevent infection. While under general anesthesia, the child suffered respiratory failure. The child was rushed to the …

Anesthesiology Expert Opines on Fatal Outcome Following General Anesthesia ANESTHESIA Expert Case

…  for a routine surgery that required they be given general anesthesia. The procedure was not expected to last long, so the …  administered the patient a dose of short-acting anesthesia. The doctors were subsequently unable to intubate the patient. The …

Botched Steroid Injection Results in Permanent Injuries ANESTHESIA Expert Case

Botched Steroid Injection Results in Permanent Injuries

This case involves a woman who consented to have a epidural steroid injection performed; however, the doctor instead performed an interlaminar epidural steroid injection. The doctor performed a procedure the man did not consent to and also negligently per …

Sleep Apnea Patient Suffers Stroke Following Neck Surgery ANESTHESIA Expert Case

This case involves a patient in Illinois who suffered complications following neck surgery. A few days before the incident in question, she received an injury to her cervical spine and as a result underwent surgery. The first night following her cervical s …

Anesthesiology Expert Opines on Post-surgical Foot Drop ANESTHESIA Expert Case

Anesthesiology Expert Opines on Post-surgical Foot Drop

This case involves an elderly woman in Georgia who was referred to a neurosurgeon for removal of a herniated disk. After the procedure, which was completed without incident, the patient noted that her foot was numb. The patient continued to experience ongo …