LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANT EXPERT WITNESSES

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Nurse Practitioner Fails to Diagnose Advanced Thyroid Cancer LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANT Expert Case

Nurse Practitioner Fails to Diagnose Advanced Thyroid Cancer

…  who had been under the care of an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. He was taking multiple medications to treat his condition, …  face and neck as well as upper shoulder and neck pain. The nurse practitioner treated him with hydrocodone for pain, as well as repeated …

Nursing Home Staff Fails to Respond to Resident’s Heart Attack LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANT Expert Case

…  chest. The patient called out in pain, attempting to get a nurse’s attention. When no one answered her calls, the patient pressed the …  nursing home was short staffed that evening due to several nurses calling in sick. When she was checked on early the next morning, the …

Nursing home expert witness opines on fall prevention protocols for high risk patients LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANT Expert Case

…  fall risk and issued a yellow wrist band by the admitting nurse. The patient fell whilst getting out of bed to use the restroom. The …  bed was left in an abnormally high vertical position by a nurse who was adjusting his bed pan. The patient attempted to get out of bed …

Nursing expert witness discusses fatal fall at assisted living facility LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANT Expert Case

A nursing expert witness opines on a case involving a resident of an assisted living facility who died from head trauma following a fall and lack of medical treatment for several days. This case concerns a seventy-year-old female who was in relatively good …

Hospital patient with pneumonia suffers cardiac arrest LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANT Expert Case

Hospital patient with pneumonia suffers cardiac arrest

…  was administered intravenously to the patient by a nurse. Later that evening, a new nurse came on duty and did not check on the patient because she had to do …  The patient’s family sued the hospital claiming that the nurse on duty had been negligent in failing to monitor the patient’s …

Patient Dies From Catheter Puncturing Her Heart LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANT Expert Case

Patient Dies From Catheter Puncturing Her Heart

…  This caused the patient to go into cardiac arrest. The nurse on duty was not able to persuade the charge nurse to summon the patient’s doctor until that evening. The patient was …  The patient’s family sued the hospital claiming that the nurses on duty were negligent in not detecting the patient’s deteriorating …

Legal Nurse Consultant Accused of Invading Privacy of Law Firm Client LEGAL NURSE CONSULTANT Expert Case

…  medico legal case involves a woman who hired a law firm to represent her in a personal injury claim. The law firm employed a legal nurse consultant who also worked part-time as an instructor for a legal nurse …