EMERGENCY MEDICINE EXPERT WITNESSES

EMERGENCY MEDICINE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Emergency Medicine Physician Opines on Delayed Diagnosis of Brain Tumor EMERGENCY MEDICINE Expert Case

…  sent home. A few days later, the child was taken to the emergency room with complaints of incessant vomiting. No neurological exam or …  again. Within the week, the child was back in the emergency room, where he was taken for an MRI that discovered a cranial …

Delayed Treatment of Broken Bone Leads to Permanent Disability EMERGENCY MEDICINE Expert Case

This case involves a male patient who broke his arm during a game of basketball. He presented to the ER where an x-ray of the affected area was obtained. The x-ray revealed a mildly impacted fracture of the patient’s wrist. The patient was then told to see …

Pediatric Nephrology Expert Opines on Delayed Treatment of Renal Failure EMERGENCY MEDICINE Expert Case

This case involves a 10-year-old boy who presented to the ER with complaints of nausea, vomiting, fever, and swelling of his lower limbs. The patient was discharged with over the counter painkillers as well as instructions to maintain fluid intake. The pat …

Plastic Surgery Experts Discuss Botched Brest Augmentation Procedure EMERGENCY MEDICINE Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged woman who presented to a medical spa in order to undergo breast augmentation surgery. A few days After the procedure, the woman noted significant drooping in both breasts, as well as a small area of inflamed tissue near her …

Fatal Appendicitis Could Have Been Detected Earlier: Pediatric Surgery Expert EMERGENCY MEDICINE Expert Case

This case involves a 4-month-old girl who presented to the ER with multiple symptoms, including a visibly distended abdomen. An ultrasound was performed, however it was noted that the testing did not visualize the appendix. Because of this, and the young  …