EMERGENCY MEDICINE EXPERT WITNESSES

EMERGENCY MEDICINE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

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

…  case involves a middle-aged patient who presented to the emergency room with complaints of gut pain, nausea, and vomiting. Despite her …  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

…  case involves a male patient who presented to the emergency department with complaints of neck pain for several days. He was …  conducted. Several days later the patient returned to the emergency room 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 …

Ophthalmology Expert Opines on Delayed Recognition of Autoimmune Disease Leading to Blindness EMERGENCY MEDICINE Expert Case

…  case involves a female patient who came into the emergency room after experiencing nausea, vomiting, and severe weight loss. …  only worsened, even after being discharged from the emergency room entirely. After coming back to the emergency room again and again, consistently cleared and discharged by medical …

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 …