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Ode to the case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18627723     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Although many medical journals routinely shun publication of case reports, these communications still can play a major educational role. Unexpected presentations, heretofore unreported adverse events and new associations may be illuminated. Although not as rigorous as placebo-controlled, double-blind studies, case reports do have a high degree of sensitivity for detecting novelty. Thus, they may also serve a useful purpose in directing future investigation.
Authors:
Ted Rosen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2008-04-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dermatology online journal     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1087-2108     ISO Abbreviation:  Dermatol. Online J.     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-07-16     Completed Date:  2008-10-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610776     Medline TA:  Dermatol Online J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA. vampireted@aol.com
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Descriptor/Qualifier:
Evidence-Based Medicine*
Humans
Periodicals as Topic*
Publishing / economics

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