Our Case Studies
CRICO's case studies educate you on what can go wrong in clinical settings and how you can prevent similar issues.
Lack of follow up for incidental finding results in poor outcome for patient
A 58-year-old patient who was not informed of an incidental finding on CT scan was later diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer and renal cancer.
Policy Changed After L&D Medication Mix-up
A 30-year-old female underwent an emergency cesarean delivery after receiving incorrect medication during her labor.
Incomplete Record Review Delays Endocarditis Diagnoses
A diagnosis of endocarditis was made 18 days after the patient, who had a (known) congenital bicuspid aortic valve, initially presented with fever and fatigue.