RESPIRATORY FAILURE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Leading Anesthesthesiology Experts Discuss Anoxic Brain Injury After Surgery RESPIRATORY FAILURE Expert Case

 This case involves a male patient in his thirties who underwent a surgical procedure to correct a herniated disk in his neck in a Pennsylvania hospital. Immediately following surgery, the patient complained of difficulty breathing, throat swelling, as w …

Severe Oral Infection Spreads After Minor Dental Procedure RESPIRATORY FAILURE Expert Case

Severe Oral Infection Spreads After Minor Dental Procedure

This case involves a female patient who presented to a dental clinic with complaints of a fractured tooth on the lower left side of her mouth. According to the medical records, the dentist did not take x-rays before proceeding with the tooth extraction. Th …

Patient Dies From Massive Heart Attack After Leaving ER RESPIRATORY FAILURE Expert Case

Patient Dies From Massive Heart Attack After Leaving ER

This case involves a sixty-five-year-old woman who presented to the emergency room with new-onset dyspnea.  The patient reported that when she walked more than three blocks, she became short of breath and experienced severe pain in the abdomen. The patien …

Soft Tissue Sarcoma Resection Leads to Perforated Colon, Sepsis and Death RESPIRATORY FAILURE Expert Case

This case involves a male who underwent a procedure to remove a soft tissue sarcoma from the retroperitoneal region. The procedure was noted to be a success and was conducted without incident. Approximately twenty-four to forty-eight hours after the surger …

Elective Hysterectomy Causes Respiratory Failure and Death RESPIRATORY FAILURE Expert Case

Elective Hysterectomy Causes Respiratory Failure and Death

…  The patient tolerated the procedure well but developed respiratory distress, which required a transfer to the post-anesthesia recovery …  decompensated rapidly and went into cardio-respiratory failure. A code was run unsuccessfully and the patient died shortly thereafter. …