PEDIATRICS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Pediatric Nephrology Experts Discuss Severe Kidney Injury During Surgery PEDIATRICS Expert Case

This case involves a young male patient in Kentucky who was seen by his pediatrician with decreased appetite, slight fever, and malaise. Laboratory testing as well as imaging studies revealed the presence of a small bowel obstruction. After conservative  …

Pediatrics Experts Opine on Lack of Treatment for Fatal Pneumonia PEDIATRICS Expert Case

This virology case involves a 13-year-old male patient in New Mexico who had a medical history significant for asthma. During a routine physical exam administered by his primary care physician, he was diagnosed with a sore throat and given a Z-pack. Seve …

Physician Assistant Fails to Diagnose Bacterial Meningitis in Child PEDIATRICS Expert Case

This case involves a young girl who began complaining of a sore throat. The next day, she reportedly slept most of the day, and exhibited a fever, which became progressively worse on the next day. She was brought to her pediatricians office where she was …

Pediatric Patient Suffers Fatal Infection After Orthopedic Surgery PEDIATRICS Expert Case

This case involves a pediatric patient who had surgery for a chronic back condition. After the surgery, it was noted that the patient’s abdomen was distended, and that he was having trouble tolerating feeding. The patient developed a high fever and blood …

Pediatric Neurology Expert Opines on Child’s Traumatic Brain Injury PEDIATRICS Expert Case

The case involves a 3 year old child who fell 30 feet off of a balcony that had no railings, and suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of the fall. She was flown to a hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana via air ambulance, where she was stabilized an …

Pediatric Cardiology Expert Discusses Botched Stent Repair PEDIATRICS Expert Case

This case involves a male patient who suffered a devastating ischemic stroke shortly after undergoing an aortic stent repair for an aortic arch aneurysm. A covered stent was placed after aortic stenosis and a pseudoaneurysm were found. Subsequently, the st …