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report

 [re-port´]
a prepared account of an event, investigation, or evaluation, usually for formal presentation to an authority or group.
accident report incident report.
case report a narrative in the professional literature that identifies a single incident and discusses pertinent factors related to the patient.
incident report a written document describing inadvertent trauma to a patient, errors or omissions in care, or untoward events happening to staff or visitors. Such a report should be filed as soon after the event as possible. Called also accident report.
shift report in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as exchanging essential patient care information with other nursing staff at change of shift.
A report of a single case of a disease, usually with an unexpected presentation, which typically describes the findings, clinical course, and prognosis of the case, often accompanied by a review of other cases previously reported in the biomedical literature to put the reported case in context.

case report

A formal summary of a unique patient and his or her illness, including the presenting signs and symptoms, diagnostic studies, treatment course, and outcome.
Synonym: case study
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Writing patient case reports for peer-reviewed journals: Secrets of the trade.
Writing case reports provides valuable learning experiences for residents and fellows and can help meet these requirements.
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However, one of the most useful roles of case reports is that of medical education, both formally, providing a structure for case-based learning (which we all did at medical school), and informally, for the general reader.
Study Manager EDC brings professional-grade electronic data capture software to researchers who struggle with paper-based case report forms or ad hoc tools.
Respiratory Medicine Case Reports has been created to publish case reports previously submitted to its sister journal Respiratory Medicine.
MRI and neuropsychological correlates of carbon monoxide exposure: a case report.
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Case report of and description of parasite in Mammomonogamus laryngeus (human syngamosis).
NEW YORK -- Daxor Corporation (AMEX: DXR), a medical instrumentation and biotechnology company, today announced the publication of a case report documenting two successful pregnancies following insemination with semen cryopreserved for 21 and 28 years.
Epidermoid cyst of the sphenoid sinus with extension into the sella turcica presenting as pituitary apoplexy: Case report.
The information contained in it is very different from that summarized in the case report, which details subtle effects of chronic low-level CO exposure on behavioral and cognitive function.