Карточка-задание по английскому языку на тему «MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_22»
«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_22»
·What is a medical case report?
·What parts does it include?
·What is an abstract?
Read the abstract of the medical case
A case of spotted fever group
rickettsiosis imported into the United Kingdom and treated with ciprofloxacin:
a case report
Spotted fever group rickettsioses
are an interesting group of infections, which are increasing in incidence
Here we describe an imported case
to the United Kingdom occurring in a patient who had recently visited Kruger
National Park in South Africa – a highly endemic area for Rickettsia infections.
Initial treatment with doxycycline failed but the patient made a prompt
recovery after commencement of ciprofloxacin.
This finding raises the
possibility that there are resistant strains of Rickettsia present.
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?