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What is Case Series? | Abstract

Abdel-Hady El-Gilany*

Corresponding Author: Abdel-Hady El-Gilany

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

Received date: 06 August 2018; Accepted date: 16 August 2018; Published date: 17 August 2018

Abstract

This is the second part of a series on case reports and case series studies. It will help junior researchers to comprehend what is the case series/exposure series as a type of research. It highlights the definition, types, importance, limitations, and differences between case series and exposure series. Examples of important historical case series that were instrumental in the early identification of health problems will be mentioned. A special editorial will be devoted to consecutive controlled case series (CCCS)/ self-controlled case series (SCCS) as an important research method.

Citation: El-Gilany AH, “What is case series?”, Asp Biomed Clin Case Rep, vol.1, no.1: 10-15, 2018.

Copyright © 2018 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 Series, Exposure Series, Definition, Types, Importance, Limitations

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