Карточка-задание по английскому языку на тему «MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_101»
«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_101»
·What is a medical case report?
·What parts does it include?
·What is an abstract?
Read the abstract of the medical case
Exostosis of the optic canal in
a child – a rare diagnosis in a paediatric ear, nose and throat setting: a case
Optic nerve compression is an
uncommon disorder leading to deterioration or complete loss of vision.
We describe the case of a
14-year-old Caucasian girl with a gradual deterioration of vision in her right
eye. Using modern imaging techniques and endonasal endoscopic surgery, we
identified the cause and removed the pathology.
The cause of optic nerve
compression was a rare exostosis in the optic canal. An endonasal endoscopic
approach is the optimal choice for management of optic nerve pathologies. It is
a gentle and minimally invasive surgical technique. Interdisciplinary
cooperation, especially with the eye doctor and radiologist, is required in
Find in the abstract:
·Why is it important
·Needs to be reported
Answer the questions:
1.Is this the first report of this kind in the literature?
2.What are brief details of what the patient(s) presented with?
3.What the reader should learn from the case report?
4.What the clinical impact will be?
5.Is it an original case report of interest to a particular clinical
specialty of medicine?
6.Will it have a broader clinical impact across medicine?
7.Are any teaching points identified?
·Why abstract is the most important part for case
published in electronic databases?