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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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Traumatic neuroma of the mandible: A case report with spontaneous remission.
Special focus must be done on ensuring that all case reports are submitted in a similar format as well as that certain standards are met when a case report is submitted.
In the history of medicine, case reports and case series have been an integral part of the biomedical literature.
We were only able to identify 3 case reports with this coexistence.
Note that some case reports also include the patient's perspective.
Various components that may be included in this section of the case report are listed in Table II.
Mucocele of the appendix mimicking an adnexal mass: a case report.
There is a steady stream of manuscripts concerning case reports and case series submitted to the European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry every year.
This is not necessarily because the writing is poor or the topic uninteresting, it is because the manuscript does not conform to the requirements of a case report or a case study.
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Reuters Medical News released a case report of interest to those suffering from Parkinson's disease.
8,9] Some, as typified by Case Report 1, may have special interests or talents that they choose to pursue.