PERITONEAL DIALYSIS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Nurse Injures Dialysis Patient’s Port Causing Dangerous Bleed Out PERITONEAL DIALYSIS Expert Case

…  case involves a dialysis patient who developed a scab at the site of his port. Upon arriving at dialysis, the scab was recognized and acknowledged by the patient and treating …  surgical procedures as a result. It was alleged that the dialysis nursing staff failed to adequately monitor and protect the patient’s …

Peritoneal Dialysis Patient is Killed by Overfill of Intraperitoneal Volume PERITONEAL DIALYSIS Expert Case

…  case involves a 52-year-old man who was receiving home peritoneal dialysis treatments after suffering from an acute kidney injury after a …  warning, the company stressed the risk of overfill of intraperitoneal volume that can result in death. The family wanted to review the …

Peritoneal Dialysis Patient Suffers Bowel Perforation PERITONEAL DIALYSIS Expert Case

Peritoneal Dialysis Patient Suffers Bowel Perforation

…  an elderly patient with end stage renal disease on peritoneal dialysis who presented to the emergency room with complaints of abdominal pain …

Patient Dies From Lack of Dialysis PERITONEAL DIALYSIS Expert Case

Patient Dies From Lack of Dialysis

…  a medical procedure, and as a result he was started on dialysis. He was transferred to a nursing care facility where he was to receive peritoneal dialysis on a regular basis. During the patient’s stay, there was a …