VENTILATOR EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Alcohol Withdrawal Patient Is Taken Off ICU Ventilator Prematurely VENTILATOR Expert Case

This case involves a 45-year-old female patient with a history of alcohol abuse who presented to the hospital with complaints of abdominal pain. She was admitted for management of alcohol withdrawal. During the course of her admission, the patient was  …

Patient Suffers Total Loss of Brain Function After Being Taken Off Of BiPAP VENTILATOR Expert Case

This case involves a female patient with a history of alcohol abuse that presented to the hospital with abdominal pain. She was diagnosed with acute pancreatitis and developed alcohol withdrawal soon after starting her treatment. She was admitted to t …

Carbon Monoxide Accumulation in Subway Car Kills Rider VENTILATOR Expert Case

Carbon Monoxide Accumulation in Subway Car Kills Rider

This case involves a woman who died while riding the subway system in a major American city. The subway had been stopped inside of a tunnel due to mechanical issues further down the line. Unbeknownst to the riders, the tunnel contained a large amount of  …

Severe Oral Infection Spreads After Minor Dental Procedure VENTILATOR 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 …