URINARY TRACT INFECTION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Doctors Fail to Follow Up on Lab Tests Indicating Infection URINARY TRACT INFECTION Expert Case

Doctors Fail to Follow Up on Lab Tests Indicating Infection

…  presented to the emergency room with signs of a worsening infection. The patient required multiple surgeries in order to repair damage …  untreated infection, and continues to suffer from ongoing urinary tract …

Unadjusted Dose of Antibiotics Causes Death URINARY TRACT INFECTION Expert Case

Unadjusted Dose of Antibiotics Causes Death

…  for five days. The drug was prescribed for a suspected urinary tract infection, urolithiasis, and bronchopneumonia by an advanced nurse …

Elderly Man Not Properly Cared for in Nursing Home URINARY TRACT INFECTION Expert Case

Elderly Man Not Properly Cared for in Nursing Home

…  patient developed several pressure ulcers, several leg contractures, and required a peg tube as he became more malnourished. Complications over the course of one year included urinary tract infections, pneumonia, kidney failure, chronic pain syndrome, and …

Wrong Diagnosis Leads to Unnecessary Surgery URINARY TRACT INFECTION Expert Case

Wrong Diagnosis Leads to Unnecessary Surgery

A 62-year-old female patient presented to the ER with intermittent dull back pain for 2-3 weeks.  She was previously seen at her primary care doctor, diagnosed with a UTI and sent home.  The imaging results obtained in the emergency room suggested a pos …