CRITICAL CARE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient is Killed by Undetected Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection CRITICAL CARE Expert Case

This case involves a male patient in his twenties who presented to the ER with pain in his right hip that had gotten progressively worse over the course of a week. Upon admission, he was found to have a severely elevated temperature, and had reportedly bee …

High-Risk Patient Dies Following Mismanaged Care CRITICAL CARE Expert Case

High-Risk Patient Dies Following Mismanaged Care

…  with a significant decrease in blood pressure, however care continued to be conservative. Her red blood cell count continued to drop …

Failure to Adequately Monitor Patient’s Circulation Leads to Double Amputation CRITICAL CARE Expert Case

This is a case involves a college-aged patient who had been diagnosed with a thyroid condition, and his endocrinologist had prescribed cortisone and other medications to treat that condition. The patient eventually fell acutely ill during practice for his …

Miscommunication Leads to Critical Delay in Care For Sepsis Patient CRITICAL CARE Expert Case

This case involves a male patient in his late twenties who was admitted to the defendant hospital with severe abdominal pain, fever, tachycardia and low blood pressure. The hospital immediately performed lab testing which showed a highly elevated white blo …