INTERNAL MEDICINE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Cardiology Expert Advises on Anticoagulant That Caused Fatal Brain Bleed INTERNAL MEDICINE Expert Case

A cardiology expert advises on a case involving a man in his 60’s was admitted to the hospital after complaining of dyspnea on exertion and bilateral lower extremity edema. He was diagnosed with congestive heart failure with unknown function. Infectious pn …

Anesthesiology expert witness advises on fatally misplaced trachea tube INTERNAL MEDICINE Expert Case

An anesthesiology expert witness advises on a case involving the decedent, who was in his 60s, was seen in the emergency room for severe abdominal pain. He was evaluated and diagnosed with an incarcerated ventral hernia. He had a significant history of COP …

Fatal Arrhythmia Causes Sudden Cardiac Death INTERNAL MEDICINE Expert Case

Fatal Arrhythmia Causes Sudden Cardiac Death

…  and also inverted T waves. The patient was admitted to the internal medicine floor for observation and within four hours of his admission, the …

Internal Medicine Physician Prescribes Haldol to Parkinson’s Patient INTERNAL MEDICINE Expert Case

This case involves a seventy-two-year-old male, with a medical history of Parkinson’s disease, who presented to the emergency room after sustaining a deep laceration to his leg. The patient was admitted and over the next few days, the leg became severely i …

Five Year Delay in Gastric Cancer Diagnosis INTERNAL MEDICINE Expert Case

Five Year Delay in Gastric Cancer Diagnosis

This case involves a sixty-year-old female patient who presented to her primary care physician on numerous occasions and repeatedly complained of stomach problems, stomach pain and acid reflux. She was taking Nexium and was given minor medical treatments,  …