PSYCHIATRIC EXPERT WITNESSES

PSYCHIATRIC EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Autistic Patient Aspirates After Being Left Unsupervised By Nurse PSYCHIATRIC Expert Case

This case involves an autistic female patient who was suffering from excessive volitional water intake. She was admitted to the ICU with seizure episodes and uncontrollable vomiting. The patient was placed on a water restriction with an order for restr …

Psychiatry Expert Opines on Patient Suicide While Under Hospital Care PSYCHIATRIC Expert Case

…  death of her mother, and was brought to the hospital for psychiatric treatment by her father. While in the hospital, the patient …  to experience suicidal ideation, and was sent to a psychiatric hospital for care. While the patient was under observation at the …

Family Medicine Experts Opine on Medication Withdrawal Injuries PSYCHIATRIC Expert Case

This addiction treatment case involves a 58-year-old veteran in California who was prescribed diazepam by her family medicine physician to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. She previously had trouble sleeping and frequent anxiety distress due to traum …

Clinical Psychology Expert Discusses Prisoner Suicide PSYCHIATRIC Expert Case

Clinical Psychology Expert Discusses Prisoner Suicide

This psychopharmacology case involves a male inmate who committed suicide while incarcerated at the defendant correctional facility in Colorado. At the time of the incident in question, he was receiving psychological care for suicidal tendencies, includin …

School Fails to Prevent Student Suicide Despite Repeated Warnings PSYCHIATRIC Expert Case

This academic affairs case involves the suicide of a public high school student in New Jersey who had a known history of self-harm, primarily cutting. At some point, the girl’s mother approached the administration of her high school with concerns about he …

Psychiatry Expert Witness Opines on Suicide Prevention Protocol PSYCHIATRIC Expert Case

This case involves a male veteran who was undergoing extensive psychological treatment at an in-patient mental hospital. During the course of his treatment, the man revealed to his doctors that he was struggling with suicidal thoughts, as well as symptoms  …

Psychiatric Nursing Expert Discusses Violent Patient Death in Psychiatric Hospital PSYCHIATRIC Expert Case

…  case involves a death at a psychiatric hospital. On the date of the incident in question, a man was admitted to a psychiatric hospital by an ER physician who documented that the patient had …  the patient was given a roommate upon admission to the psychiatric hospital, despite knowledge on the part of the staff that the man …