INFECTION EXPERT WITNESSES

INFECTION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Infant Requires Heart Assist Device Following Delayed Clinical Evaluation INFECTION Expert Case

This case involves a female infant who suffered pneumonia at 16 months of age. She was taken to the pediatrician’s office and seen by a nurse practitioner, not the pediatrician. The infant had a chest x-ray which was read as enlarged cardiac size. Clin …

Patient Develops Fungal Infection Following Lung Surgery INFECTION Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who presented to her primary care physician with a persistent cough. An x-ray showed a large mass in the right lung and the patient was referred to a thoracic surgeon. The thoracic surgeon ordered a CT and PET scan w …

Patient Receives Fatally Toxic Treatment For Complex Regional Pain Syndrome INFECTION Expert Case

This case involves a 40-year-old male patient with a history of Crohn’s disease who developed meningitis and was given a spinal tap. The patient subsequently suffered a cerebrospinal fluid leak and developed complex regional pain syndrome as a result. …

Physician’s Assistant Discusses Treatment For Patients With Flu Symptoms INFECTION Expert Case

This case involves a child who presented on to the emergency room with low blood pressure and a high-grade fever. Flu was suspected and a rapid influenza test was administered. The test came back negative, and the patient was sent home. Several days l …