EMERGENCY MEDICINE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Allegedly Develops Serious Skin Disorder Following Antibiotic Use EMERGENCY MEDICINE Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who presented with complaints of burning and pain with urination. The patient was diagnosed with a urinary tract infection and prescribed antibiotics. After two days on the medication, the patient noted some sores on …

Patient Requires Amputation Following Several Emergency Room Visits EMERGENCY MEDICINE Expert Case

…  with a history of aortic aneurysm who presented to the emergency room with foot pain. The patient was diagnosed with a skin infection, …  amputation was the only option. An expert emergency medicine physician was sought to review the records and opine on the standard …

Patient With Signs of Acute Stroke Receives Delayed Neurology Consult EMERGENCY MEDICINE Expert Case

…  case involves a patient who arrived at the emergency department with acute presentations of stroke. The patient exhibited …  of their body, warranting a transfer to ICU. An emergency medicine physician was sought to review the patient’s course of emergency care, …

Patient is Killed by Undetected Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection EMERGENCY MEDICINE 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 …