DECUBITUS ULCER CARE EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-109448
This expert is the Medical Director of the Center for Advanced Wound Care at an academic medical center in New Jersey. She started her career in wound care after completing residencies in Surgery and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and fellowships at UCSF in Trauma and Burns/Wound Healing and in Surgical Critical Care at Johns Hopkins University. She served as an expert panel member for the National Institute of Health to write guidelines for the treatment of ...

DECUBITUS ULCER CARE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Develops Sepsis Due to Allegedly Negligent Treatment of Diabetic Ulcer DECUBITUS ULCER CARE Expert Case

…  to the podiatrist on a regular basis for treatment of the ulcer, during which time debridements were performed, dressings applied, and …  The patient presented to the podiatrist and reported the ulcer had gotten worse. There was no odor, but significant drainage, and her …

Patient Suffers Serious Neglect by Home Healthcare Povider DECUBITUS ULCER CARE Expert Case

…  an overweight, elderly patient who was being taken care of in a home health setting. The Defendant company reported that the …  the patient and noticed that he was covered in sores and ulcers. An ambulance was called and the patient was taken to the hospital, …

Expert Opines on Lapses in Decubitus Ulcer Care DECUBITUS ULCER CARE Expert Case

Expert Opines on Lapses in Decubitus Ulcer Care

…  a large fluid collection suggestive of possible abscess or decubitus ulcer. He was discharged to rehab on with a diagnosis of post-op wound …

Elderly Patient Develops Bedsores After Hip Surgery DECUBITUS ULCER CARE Expert Case

Elderly Patient Develops Bedsores After Hip Surgery

…  heal and the patient required a great deal of additional care, and has since encountered infection and a variety of complications …  Nevada. Plaintiff retained an expert in hospital care and decubitus ulcer …

Nursing home expert witness links elderly woman’s death to deficient nursing home care DECUBITUS ULCER CARE Expert Case

…  nursing home expert witness advises on a senior care case involving a decedent who was 86 years old when she was admitted to …  before she underwent a pain assessment and received a pain care plan. Despite continued pain, and her inability to communicate her needs, …

Legal Nurse Consultant Discusses Bed Sores DECUBITUS ULCER CARE Expert Case

Legal Nurse Consultant Discusses Bed Sores

…  center and later developed pressures sores (i.e. decubitusulcers, bed sores) on his buttocks and sacrum while he was there. The sores …