IV INFILTRATION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Contracts Sepsis From Old Hospital IV IV INFILTRATION Expert Case

Patient Contracts Sepsis From Old Hospital IV

…  aortic valve replacement and coronary bypass surgery. An IV was started in her arm and remained in her arm for a week. No fluids or …  were administered to the patient through the arm IV during this time period. During this time, the patient frequently complained …

Patient Develops Compartment Syndrome Following Heart Valve Replacement IV INFILTRATION Expert Case

…  patient to be on the bypass machine for 4 hours. Postoperatively, the patient developed a compartment syndrome in her arm because there was an infiltrate in her IV. Multiple experts confirmed that the IV infiltrate should not have occurred …

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

…  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 physician …  site. It was determined that the patient sustained IV infiltration burns and had to undergo surgical decompression of the forearm to …