TITLE

The storied case report

AUTHOR(S)
Kopplin, Peter A.
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/14/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 6, p569
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses issues associated with the confusion over the proper presentation of medical case reports. Reason behind the reluctance of some clinicians to adopt the standard format; Overview of a new approach to case reports; Tips on incorporating narrative medicine into case reports.
ACCESSION #
14325852

 

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