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

…  involves a male patient in Georgia who presented to the emergency department with complaints of neck pain for several days. He was …  Several days later the patient returned to the emergency room with reports of ongoing neck pain, as well as the onset of numbness in his …

Improper Placement of Nasogastric Tube Leads to Patient Death EMERGENCY ROOM Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who suffered from acid reflux and had used heartburn medication in the past, was admitted into the ER and diagnosed with a small bowel obstruction in Arizona. She had a nasogastric tube placed for decompression of her st …

Pediatric Nephrology Expert Opines on Delayed Treatment of Renal Failure EMERGENCY ROOM 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 …

Emergency Medicine Expert Opines on Misdiagnosis of Fatal Heart Attack EMERGENCY ROOM Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who presented to the hospital complaining of chest pain. She described her pain as continuous and severe, originating in her chest and radiating to her arm. The initial assessment was musculoskeletal pain and combination …