Карточка-задание по английскому языку на тему «MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_207»
«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_207»
·What is a medical case report?
·What parts does it include?
·What is an abstract?
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"Bong lung" in
cystic fibrosis: a case report
Marijuana or "bong" lung
has been recently described. Subjects typically develop large peripheral
paraseptal lung bullae and are predisposed to spontaneous pneumothoraces. The
underlying mechanism for bullae formation is uncertain, but probably relates to
direct lung toxicity and repeated barotrauma as the smoker performs frequent
valsalva manoeuvres in an attempt to derive a greater drug effect.
We describe a case of probable
"bong lung" occurring in a 23-year-old Caucasian man with cystic
fibrosis who had a history of recurrent pneumothoraces and unusual findings on
Our case highlights the importance
of questioning young adult cystic fibrosis patients about illicit drug use and
the utility of sputum cytology and computed tomography scanning when patients
present with pneumothoraces and deteriorations in clinical status.
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·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?