HYPOXIA EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Missed Diagnosis of Lymphocytic Myocarditis Leads to an Untimely Death HYPOXIA Expert Case

This case involves a patient who presented to her PCP with complaints of shortness of breath and asthma-like symptoms. The PCP treated the patient with antibiotics, asthma medications, and sent the patient home. The very next day the patient returned with  …

Delayed Diagnosis of Truncus Arteriosus Communis (TAC) Results in Brain Damage HYPOXIA Expert Case

This case involves the care of an infant who presented to the hospital one week after birth with hypospadia and a severe episode of cyanosis. The patient was airlifted to a tertiary care center and during the flight experienced cardio-pulmonary arrest. The …

Respiratory Distress of the Newborn With Resultant Cerebral Palsy HYPOXIA Expert Case

This case involves a premature infant delivered by cesarean section. The infants APGAR score was 9-9, but after 12 hours of life the baby became apneic and tachypneic with prominent grunting noticed by the nursing staff. The baby was started on 100% O2 and …