CARDIAC ARREST EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Stroke Patient Is Left Paralyzed After Negligent Misdiagnosis CARDIAC ARREST Expert Case

This case involves a 66-year-old female patient who became aphasic, suffered facial drooping, and was unable to recognize her family members. By the time she presented to the emergency room, her speech was coherent and as a result, she was given a s …

Physician Fails To Diagnose Early Heart Attack In Symptomatic Patient CARDIAC ARREST Expert Case

…  and medical history, he did not perform a thorough cardiac workup or transfer the patient to the hospital for further …  was home, she lost consciousness. Despite CPR and advanced cardiac life support protocols, she remained in a cardiac arrest. The patient was transported to the hospital and pronounced dead on …

Discharged Patient Suddenly Dies From Undiagnosed Heart Disease CARDIAC ARREST Expert Case

This case involves a 70-year-old female that presented to the emergency room with a history of deep vein thrombosis. She complained of developing back, chest, and arm pain and numbness. Her physician discussed the high risk of the patient developing co …

Alcohol Withdrawal Patient Is Taken Off ICU Ventilator Prematurely CARDIAC ARREST Expert Case

This case involves a 45-year-old female patient with a history of alcohol abuse who presented to the hospital with complaints of abdominal pain. She was admitted for management of alcohol withdrawal. During the course of her admission, the patient was  …

Inexperienced Paramedic Incorrectly Intubates Patient CARDIAC ARREST Expert Case

Inexperienced Paramedic Incorrectly Intubates Patient

…  middle-aged female with a history of diabetes who suffered cardiac arrest in her home. Emergency medical services arrived on the scene within 15 …