ANTICOAGULANT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Cardiology Expert Advises on Anticoagulant That Caused Fatal Brain Bleed ANTICOAGULANT Expert Case

A cardiology expert advises on a case involving a man in his 60’s was admitted to the hospital after complaining of dyspnea on exertion and bilateral lower extremity edema. He was diagnosed with congestive heart failure with unknown function. Infectious pn …

Nursing Expert Witness Addresses Dosage Error of Heparin ANTICOAGULANT Expert Case

Nursing Expert Witness Addresses Dosage Error of Heparin

This case involves a thirty-five-year-old pregnant female who established care at a local hospital for her third delivery of a child. The woman was considered morbidly obese. Her second child was delivered by C-section and her OB/GYN suggested that she hav …

Psychiatry Expert Witness Discusses Birth Defect Risks of Lithium ANTICOAGULANT Expert Case

This case involves the newborn of a thirty-year-old woman with bipolar disorder. For three years, the woman had been under the care of a psychiatrist for her bipolar disorder. The woman’s psychiatric condition was being treated with lithium, a mood stabi …

Orthopedic Surgeon Fails to Diagnose Fat Embolism ANTICOAGULANT Expert Case

Orthopedic Surgeon Fails to Diagnose Fat Embolism

This case involves a twenty-five-year-old female who was admitted to the hospital with a right femur shaft fracture. The woman was involved in a head-on collision, which caused her leg to be crushed in between her seat and the dashboard. She required ortho …

Gynecologist Causes Severe Infection After C-Section ANTICOAGULANT Expert Case

Gynecologist Causes Severe Infection After C-Section

This case involves a thirty-two-year-old female who developed septic pelvic thrombophlebitis shortly after being induced for labor at a local hospital. The woman was thirty eight weeks gestation at the time of induction. During the days leading up to her i …