Writing a case report.

Peh, W.C.G.; Ng, K.H. (2010) Writing a case report. Singapore medical journal, 51 (1). 10-3; quiz 14. ISSN 0037-5675

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Abstract

A case report is a description of a single case with unique features. This includes a previously-unreported clinical condition, previously-unreported observation of a recognised disease, unique use of imaging or diagnostic test to reveal a disease, previously-unreported treatment in a recognised disease, or previously-unreported complication of a procedure. Case reports should be short and focused, with a limited number of figures and references. The structure of a case report usually comprises a short unstructured (or no) abstract, brief (or no) introduction, succinct but comprehensive report of the case, and to-the-point discussion.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
  1. Peh, W.C.G.
  2. Ng, K.H.
Journal or Publication Title: Singapore medical journal
Additional Information: Department of Biomedical Imaging, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. wilfred.peh@gmail.com
Uncontrolled Keywords: Editorial Policies; Humans
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 06 May 2011 14:48
Last Modified: 06 May 2011 14:48
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/1210

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