TREATING PHYSICIAN EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Rheumatology Expert Witness Comments on Prednisone Treatment TREATING PHYSICIAN Expert Case

…  inflammation. During a follow-up appointment, she told her physician that her joint symptoms had improved but she had difficulties falling …  herself and thought that she had gained some weight. Her physician reassured her that this was the extent of side effects that she would …

General Surgery Expert Witness Discusses Hypocalcemia in Patient TREATING PHYSICIAN Expert Case

…  weight loss, sweating, anxiety, and diarrhea. Her physician ordered laboratory testing which revealed elevated thyroid hormone …  examination, she experienced carpal spasms when the physician inflated the blood pressure cuff. Also, the patient’s facial muscles spasmed when the physician tapped her cheek. Further evaluation revealed that all of her …

Medical Expert Witness Discusses Urgent Care Center’s Diagnosis TREATING PHYSICIAN Expert Case

…  and recommended to establish care with a primary care physician. Three months later, she visited her primary care physician with similar complaints. Given her symptoms and past medical history, the physician wanted to do further testing. Laboratory testing revealed that she …

Missed Diagnosis of Advanced Colon Cancer TREATING PHYSICIAN Expert Case

Missed Diagnosis of Advanced Colon Cancer

…  test was inconclusive due to suboptimal preparation. The physician recommended that the patient get another colonoscopy in three years. …

Premature Infant Undergoes Congenital Heart Surgery TREATING PHYSICIAN Expert Case

Premature Infant Undergoes Congenital Heart Surgery

This case involves an infant delivered prematurely at approximately 24 weeks gestation. He weighed 1.5 lbs and had a patent ductus arteriosus which was initially treated with indomethacin. He received several courses of the medication, which resulted in se …