ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Aspiration Pneumonia Missed by Medical Team ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA Expert Case

Aspiration Pneumonia Missed by Medical Team

…  and chest pain. An x-ray revealed that she developed pneumonia with evidence that it had been there for days. She was initiated on …

General Surgeon Performs a Thyroidectomy Resulting in Hoarseness ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA Expert Case

…  to have shortness of breath and fever consistent with pneumonia. The patient was in great distress requiring hospitalization, sedation, and treatment of her pneumonia. The surgeon visited her bedside, stating that he may have injured or …

Patient Dies From Untreated Aspiration Pneumonia ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA Expert Case

Patient Dies From Untreated Aspiration Pneumonia

…  an exacerbation of COPD and had an admitting diagnosis of pneumonia with acute respiratory distress. During the hospitalization, the …  back to the hospital where he was scheduled for a lung aspiration procedure. The patient died before the procedure could be performed …

Allergic Reaction to Medication Goes Unnoticed ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA Expert Case

Allergic Reaction to Medication Goes Unnoticed

…  onto a ventilator due to respiratory failure and probable aspiration pneumonia. The patient was taken off ventilator 22 days later and passed away …