PEDIATRICS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Pediatric Surgery Experts Discuss Delayed Treatment of Ruptured Appendix PEDIATRICS Expert Case

This case involves a 5 year old girl who presented to the ER with fluid in her abdominal cavity as well as a distended stomach in Utah. An ultrasound was performed, however it was noted that it did not visualize the appendix. Because of this, and the you …

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  …

Emergency Medicine Physician Opines on Delayed Diagnosis of Brain Tumor PEDIATRICS Expert Case

This case involves a child in Virginia who was seen by  pediatrician with complaints of vomiting and sore throat. The child was treated with antibiotics, as well as additional medication for pain and vomiting, and sent home. A few days later, the child w …

Infectious Disease Expert Discusses E. Coli Transmission at Summer Camp PEDIATRICS Expert Case

This case involves a preteen individual who attended a daily summer camp and child care facility held on a local university campus in Mississippi. At the time of the incident, the child was attending the camp every weekday for six hours a day. At some poi …

Pediatric Nephrology Expert Opines on Delayed Treatment of Renal Failure PEDIATRICS Expert Case

This case involves a 10-year-old boy who presented to the ER with complaints of nausea, vomiting, fever, and swelling of his lower limbs. The patient was discharged with over the counter painkillers as well as instructions to maintain fluid intake. The pat …

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 …