OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Physician Performs Unnecessary Procedure on Patient with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY Expert Case

This case involves a young Caucasian female who presented to her physician with Carpal Tunnel Syndrom (CTS), derived from a workplace environment with below-standard ergonomics. The patient presented with right wrist pain and paresthesias in the fingers bi …

Internist Fails to Diagnose Stroke OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY Expert Case

Internist Fails to Diagnose Stroke

…  also suffered permanent damage from the stroke requiring occupational and physical …

Failure to Detect Irregular Cord Blood Gasses Causes Lifelong Neurological Damage OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY Expert Case

This child neurology case involves the failure of physicians to detect irregular cord blood gasses in a neonatal patient.  The arterial cord blood values were indicative of severe fetal acidemia but there was no intervention attempted by the neonatal hos …