INTUBATION EXPERT WITNESSES

INTUBATION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Nurse Discontinues Telemetry Order Without Physician Approval INTUBATION Expert Case

This case involves a female patient with COPD who was administered large amounts of tranquilizers. The physician ordered the patient to be placed on telemetry, however, the nurse on call discontinued the order without the doctor’s confirmation. Hours  …

Incorrect Intubation Technique Causes Fatal Complication During Cardiac Surgery INTUBATION Expert Case

…  the anesthesia induction until almost two hours after intubation and didn’t monitor patient’s vital signs during this time. When …  extubated and reintubated the patient, however, the reintubation went into the patient’s esophagus rather than trachea. The patient …

Marathon Participant Suffers Brain Damage Due to Mismanaged Intubation INTUBATION Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged woman who passed out during a marathon. EMTs responded and intubated the patient before transporting her to a nearby hospital. After arrival at the hospital, it was determined that the patient had been intubated into the es …

Respiratory Therapy Expert Discusses Patient Death Following Intubation INTUBATION Expert Case

This case involves a male teenager in Louisiana who underwent surgery to correct a congenital spinal defect. Post-operatively, he initially remained intubated following the surgery in order to maintain his blood oxygenation. Eventually, he was extubated a …