WOUND CARE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Develops Necrotizing Infection in Hospital WOUND CARE Expert Case

Patient Develops Necrotizing Infection in Hospital

…  injury and limited mobility who developed a necrotic wound while she a patient in the hospital. On admission to the hospital the patient presented with a small wound on her lower back. Within the span of weeks the wound had increased in …

Patient is Killed by Infected Pressure Wounds WOUND CARE Expert Case

Patient is Killed by Infected Pressure Wounds

…  late, several lesions were noted on the patient’s back. Wound care was consulted and made a notes to follow up with the patient. The wounds …

Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness Comments on Leg Amputation WOUND CARE Expert Case

Orthopedic Surgery Expert Witness Comments on Leg Amputation

…  care involves a female patient who suffered a severe injury to her right foot. …  She was discharged on home care that was to manage his wound. The wound was healing well, but the home healthcare organization failed to …

Elderly Patient Dies From Untreated Bedsores WOUND CARE Expert Case

Elderly Patient Dies From Untreated Bedsores

…  and a grade 1 ulcer on the right heel. While under the care of this hospital, the patient developed several decubitus ulcers that went …  the ulcers. An expert with a specialty in decubitus ulcer care was retained for this …

Poor Nursing Home Care Causes Flesh Eating Wounds WOUND CARE Expert Case

Poor Nursing Home Care Causes Flesh Eating Wounds

…  but he was not properly attended to and developed flesh wounds that eroded into his skin where bare-bone was visible. The patient died …