INFUSION THERAPY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-074871
This infusion therapy specialist earned his BSN at Northern Illinois University and has worked with a number of Chicago area pharmacies. He currently serves as the Nurse Manager for a large home infusion therapy service. He has previous medical expert experience.
Expert Witness: E-075050
This expert in infusion nursing has more than a quarter century of experience in the field. She earned a Bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and her BSN from San Jose State University in California; she began her decades long nursing career at the UC Davis Medical Center, before working for the Outpatient Infusion Service at a Sacramento area medical center, where she ultimately served as the Clinical Manager of Infusion Therapy. She is an active member of the Infusion ...
Expert Witness: E-020048
This highly qualified expert is board certified in Infusion Nursing. She earned her RN from Middlesex Community College. She earned her BSN and MSN from Western Governors University. She has over ten years of experience as an infusion nurse and places over 5,000 peripheral catheters per year. She has held several supervisory and academic positions during her career. She serves as President of her local chapter of the Infusion Nurses Society in addition to seat on the ...
Expert Witness: E-163907
This highly qualified expert earned her BS in nursing from the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and her MS in nursing from the Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a certified pediatric and pediatric oncology nurse and is a certified chemo/biotherapy provider course instructor with the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses. She formerly served as a clinical nurse, nurse manager, and clinical coordinator at the Children's Hospital of Richmond. She ...
Expert Witness: E-053014
This certified Regulatory Affairs Professional has more than 20 years of experience ensuring compliance with the FDA. Throughout his career, he has managed 510(k) submissions, reviews, appeals, and clinical trials for a multitude of devices with applications ranging from dentistry to cardiology and neurology. Prior to launching his current consultancy, he served as a Director of Regulatory Affairs at medical device firms that manufacture class II and class III products. ...

INFUSION THERAPY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Failure to Adequately Monitor Patient’s Circulation Leads to Double Amputation INFUSION THERAPY Expert Case

This is a case involves a college-aged patient who had been diagnosed with a thyroid condition, and his endocrinologist had prescribed cortisone and other medications to treat that condition. The patient eventually fell acutely ill during practice for his …

Patient is Injured After Misplaced IV Injects Medication into Soft Tissue INFUSION THERAPY Expert Case

…  suffered an extravasation injury while receiving IV chemotherapy. The nurse administering the IV therapy inserted the IV into a vein on …  the defendant nurse should have immediately stopped the infusion and that medications should have been used to try to arrest or …

Patient is Injured by Contrast Fluid INFUSION THERAPY Expert Case

Patient is Injured by Contrast Fluid

This case takes place in Indiana and involves a patient with a past medical history of intravenous drug abuse. The patient was due to undergo a radiology procedure, and the patient’s PCP requested that a PICC line -as opposed to a standard catheter – be …

Gentamicin Toxicity Leads to Renal Failure and Permanent Loss of Equilibrioception INFUSION THERAPY Expert Case

…  in his ears. Blood tests conducted by the patient’s infusion service revealed declining renal function shortly after the prophylactic antibiotic treatment was administered. The infusion service recognized that the patient’s signs and symptoms could be …

Nursing Expert Witness Addresses Dosage Error of Heparin INFUSION THERAPY Expert Case

Nursing Expert Witness Addresses Dosage Error of Heparin

…  nurse. The physician checked on her shortly after the infusion to find out that she was doing well. A second nurse arrived at the …  received 4 mg of heparin. The second nurse started another infusion with 4 mg of heparin. A few hours later, the woman started to develop …

ER Nurse Misses Vein During IV Placement Causing Infiltration Burns INFUSION THERAPY Expert Case

This case involves a twenty-three-year-old female patient who was seen in the emergency room for lower back pain after being involved in a car accident. The patient was started on an IV drip of normal saline by an ER nurse while she waited for the ER physi …