VANCOMYCIN EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Gynecologic Surgery Leads to Sepsis and Death VANCOMYCIN Expert Case

Gynecologic Surgery Leads to Sepsis and Death

…  bladder and bilateral atelectasis of the lower lobes. IV vancomycin was started. At 3 days post-op, a colonic injury was recognized and …

Vancomycin Allergy Causes Severe Anaphylactic Response VANCOMYCIN Expert Case

Vancomycin Allergy Causes Severe Anaphylactic Response

…  was a possible diagnosis. The patient was started on vancomycin and had a PICC line placed for the administration of the medication. Soon after the vancomycin was started the patient became dizzy, diaphoretic, short of breath, …

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Linked to Vancomycin Therapy VANCOMYCIN Expert Case

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Linked to Vancomycin Therapy

…  the nursing home from the hospital and started on vicodin, vancomycin, prednisone, and lovenox.  The next day the patient developed a …  death was Steven’s Johnson syndrome secondary to vancomycin-induced allergic …