EMERGENCY MEDICINE EXPERT WITNESSES

EMERGENCY MEDICINE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Doctors Fail to Diagnose and Treat Fatal Heart Attack EMERGENCY MEDICINE Expert Case

Doctors Fail to Diagnose and Treat Fatal Heart Attack

This case involves a female patient in her early thirties who presented to an urgent care center complaining of right sided shooting chest pain that began when she was working out a few hours prior to arriving at the urgent care center. She was given a sta …

Patient Suffers Fatal Heart Attack After Discharge From Emergency Room EMERGENCY MEDICINE Expert Case

…  and an enlargement of her aorta who presented to the emergency room with acute onset chest pain. Prior to this, the woman had been taken off of her blood pressure medication by her family medicine doctor. The patient was transported via ambulance to the emergency …

Delayed Treatment of Bowel Obstruction Leads to Fatal Injuries EMERGENCY MEDICINE Expert Case

…  case involves a middle-aged patient who presented to an emergency room in California with complaints of gut pain, nausea, and vomiting. …  bowel obstruction. The patient was taken back to the emergency room and had to wait in excruciating pain for several hours for …

Emergency Medicine Expert Discusses Delayed Diagnosis of Spinal Abscess EMERGENCY MEDICINE Expert Case

…  involves a male patient in Georgia who presented to the emergency department by EHS with complaints of neck pain for several days. He …  conducted. Several days later the patient returned to the emergency room (ER) with reports of ongoing neck pain, as well as the onset of …

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 in Colorado. 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 …