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 …

Severe Complications After Robot-Assisted Colorectal Surgery IV INFILTRATION Expert Case

…  proctocolectomy for the treatment of her advanced ulcerative colitis and clostridium difficile colitis. During the procedure, the patient suffered from IV infiltration that was not recognized until the patient was in the recovery …