GERIATRICS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Nursing Home Fails to Ensure Resident Safety During Transportation GERIATRICS Expert Case

This case takes place in North Carolina and involves a paraplegic male patient who was a resident at a nursing home. The nursing home had an existing arrangement with a third party transportation service to transport its residents to destinations within th …

Elderly Patient Dies From Untreated Bedsores GERIATRICS Expert Case

Elderly Patient Dies From Untreated Bedsores

This case involves an elderly patient, undergoing treatment for many conditions, who developed a distal right common iliac thrombus occlusion. During the hospital stay,  the patient underwent an embolectomy and femoral-popliteal bypass. The patient also d …

Elderly Man Not Properly Cared for in Nursing Home GERIATRICS Expert Case

Elderly Man Not Properly Cared for in Nursing Home

This senior care case involves an 84-year-old male with a medical history significant for CVA, cachexia, hypertension, type II diabetes, and mild anemia. The patient recently suffered a CVA with left hemiparesis and was discharged to a nursing home for fu …