Answered By: Bradley A. Long, MSLS, AHIP
Last Updated: Jan 19, 2016     Views: 66

Here is a list of resources that should help you to get started with writing your case report, especially if you plan to present and/or publish you case report.

  1. Cohen H. How to write a patient case report. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2006;63(19):1888-1892.
    URL: http://cmich.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.ajhp.org/content/63/19/1888.full.pdf+html

     
  2. Rison RA. A guide to writing case reports for the Journal of Medical Case Reports and BioMed Central Research Notes. J Med Case Rep. 2013;7:239.
    URL: http://www.jmedicalcasereports.com/content/7/1/239

     
  3. Chapter 3. in Jenicek M. Clinical case reporting in evidence-based medicine. Oxford; Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann; 1999.
    Check availability in the University Library: http://catalog.lib.cmich.edu/record=b1647309

     
  4. Weimer S. Publishing a case report: What, why, and how? [PowerPoint Presentation]. Tulane University Presentation. 2009.
    URL: https://tulane.edu/som/departments/pediatrics/upload/Publishing-a-Case-Report-Steve-Weimer.pdf

     
  5. Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library, George Washington University. Case report: Where to publish case reports. [Library Guide]. 2015.
    URL: http://libguides.gwumc.edu/casereports

If you are planning on publishing your case report in specific journal, please check the "Instructions for Authors" for more information about their publication requirements.

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