Presentation on theme: "How to write a case report Dr Taqi Hashmi MB BChir MA (Cantab) MRCGP Family Medicine Consultant Department of Family Medicine King Faisal Hospital & Research."— Presentation transcript:
How to write a case report Dr Taqi Hashmi MB BChir MA (Cantab) MRCGP Family Medicine Consultant Department of Family Medicine King Faisal Hospital & Research Centre - Jeddah
Think process not outcome Case presentation: C/O, O/E, (PMH, FH, Investigations, Differentials, Rx) if indicated, Outcome Abstract (summary) Refs Background (Why this case?) Discussion (Validity, uniqueness, new knowledge, review of cases) Learning points (3)
What do they want? "In the era of evidence-based practice, we need practice-based evidence. Professor Michael Kidd AM
Unusual Unusual or rare – Unusual presentation of a common disease – Unusual association of diseases/symptoms – Rare disease – Unexpected outcome (positive or negative) including adverse drug reactions Important – Clinical lesson – reminder Images
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