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An overview of writing a case report | Abstract

El-Gilany AH1*

1Professor of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt

Corresponding Author: Abdel-Hady El-Gilany

Address: Professor of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt.

Received date: 29 January 2019; Accepted date: 13 February 2019; Published date: 17 February 2019

Abstract

For most authors, the case report is the first piece of research writing. This editorial discusses the essential components of a case report to guide authors to improve their writing skills and thus avoid the disappointments of rejection. The sections of the case report are the title, abstract with keywords, introduction, case description, discussion with conclusions and references. The case report should be clear, concise, coherent, and must convey a crisp message. Common pitfalls and mistakes will be discussed.

Citation: El-Gilany AH, “An overview of writing a case report”. Asp Biomed Clin Case Rep, vol.2, no.1: 1-5, 2019.

Copyright © 2019 El-Gilany AH, This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Key Words: Case Report; Components; Writing; Guidelines.

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