Articles by Jason Cohn

Gynecologist Causes Bowel Perforation During Laparoscopic Surgery

This case involved a forty-two-year-old female patient who presented to a local hospital for surgery due to complaints of abdominal pain. The patient underwent a diagnostic laparoscopy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, and lysis of abdominal adhesions. The postoperative note indicated that the…

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OB/GYN Expert Witness Opines on Delivery Resulting in Bladder Necrosis

This case involves a thirty-four-year-old female who delivered her child at thirty-eight weeks gestation. The woman was in active labor for sixteen hours. Her OB/GYN was concerned because the baby descended into the pelvis but the head appeared to be…

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Nursing Expert Witness Addresses Dosage Error of Heparin

This case involves a thirty-five-year-old pregnant female who established care at a local hospital for her third delivery of a child. The woman was considered morbidly obese. Her second child was delivered by C-section and her OB/GYN suggested that she…

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OB/GYN Expert Witness Discusses Facial Nerve Injury in Newborn

This case involves a thirty-year-old female who presented to the hospital while in labor. She told her obstetrician/gynecologist (OB/GYN) that she had regular contractions at home. Her OB/GYN examined her which showed that her cervix was fully dilated. The physician…

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Oncology Expert Witness Opines on Cardiomyopathy After Herceptin

This case involves a forty-seven-year-old female who presented to her gynecologist with breast tenderness. While she was in the shower, she noticed a lump in her right breast. A mammography revealed that she had calcifications which were suggestive of a…

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Rheumatology Expert Witness Discusses Bladder Cancer Diagnosis

This case involves a forty-five-year-old male who presented to his family physician with complaints of bleeding during urination, coughing, frequent nose bleeds, and joint pain. Additionally, he was found to have a nose deformity which was due to a perforated…

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Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Develops in Male After Treatment for Seizure

This case involves a fourteen-year-old male who presented to the emergency room with symptoms of a seizure. His parents said that he was walking in their house when he began to smell burning rubber. A few seconds later, he dropped…

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Gastroenterology Expert Witness Comments on Effects of Remicade

This case involves a twenty-five-year-old female who had a two-year medical history of Crohn’s disease. Her gastroenterologist prescribed her 5-aminosalicylic acid daily and prednisone for flare ups during the last two years to manage her symptoms. She visited her physician…

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Neurology Expert Witness Opines on Failure to Diagnose Thymoma

This case involves a thirty-five-year-old female who presented to her neurologist with difficulties swallowing. Her past medical history included myasthenia gravis and hypertension. She first established care with her neurologist when she was diagnosed with myasthenia gravis, an autoimmune neuromuscular…

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Pediatrics Expert Witness Discusses Eisenmenger’s Syndrome Diagnosis

This case involves a one-year-old child who presented to the ER with cyanosis and clubbed fingers. His parents expressed that the child suddenly collapsed while crawling at home. The boy had no medical conditions except for being born with a…

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