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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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Case reports often provide a first exploration of a phenomenon or an opportunity for a first publication by a trainee in the health professions.
Traumatic neuroma of the mandible: A case report with spontaneous remission.
The history of the case report: a selective review.JRSM Open.
Palmar aneurysm accompanied by ipsilateral clubbing finger--a case report. Angiology 1999;50(1) :69-73.
Based on clinical case reports, it requires prolonged antibiotic treatment along with surgical drainage procedure to cure this infection.
Searching for and Selecting Case Reports. To assess the quality of reporting in acupuncture treatment case reports in Korea, all such reports were searched for in the Korean academic journal, The Acupuncture (The Journal of Korean Acupuncture and Moxibustion Medicine Society).
In the history of medicine, case reports and case series have been an integral part of the biomedical literature.
All the case reports presented in this issue of CME are local, and selected for their particular usefulness to our younger and less experienced colleagues.
Unilateral simultaneous renal oncocytoma and angiomyolipoimr Case report Cases J 2009-2-9093 http://dx.doi.org/101186/1757-1626-2-9093
Vaginal metastasis from renal cell carcinoma--a case report. Indian J Urol 2004;20: 169-170.
A statement like the following is often included in the report: "Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this case report and accompanying images.
The first case report described an alleged negative outcome of colon hydrotherapy (colonic irrigation), which may or may not have been directly attributable to the procedure.