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A well-qualified Orthopedic Nurse Expert witness was retained on a case where the defending Orthopedic nurses failed to alert the patient provider and deviated from the standard of care for a post emergent spinal surgery patient who presented serious hypertension, uncontrolled pain and neurological decline, this contributed to the delay in diagnosis and treatment.

This subsequently left the patient with lower extremities paralysis, requiring nursing home care leading to multiple complications and admissions and ultimately to their death.

Med League’s Orthopedic nurse expert witness, who specializes in all aspect of caring for patients preoperative, perioperative, and postoperative was retained to provide an independent review of the standards of care provided by the nursing staff.

legal nurse consulting, LNCs, paralegalsAn Orthopedic Nurse is a registered nurse who specialize in the skeletal and muscular system. Orthopedic Nurses care for patients with musculoskeletal issues, this includes broken or fractured bones, arthritis, osteoporosis, joint replacements, and other injuries and diseases.

An Orthopedic Nurse often assists in orthopedic surgeries, follow up during recovery to ensure that their patients are regaining their strength and range of motion properly.

Orthopedic Nurses are trained in casting, traction, and other therapeutic measures and often educate and train patients on ways to alleviate symptoms, regain strength and prevent further injury. 

Most of our Orthopedic Nurse Expert Witness are certified in:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Orthopedic Nurse Certified (ONC)
  • Trauma Care Core Course
  • Stop the Bleed Instructor Certification

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Orthopedic Nurse Expert witness has over 20 years of experience with extensive high-risk experience in caring for patients prior, during and post-surgery and/or invasive medical procedures. Our Orthopedic Nurse expert is a Crisis Manager and is proficient in emergencies. 

Med League provides medical expert witnesses to trial lawyers. Please call us at (908)788-8227 or contact us today to discuss your next case.

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