Карточка-задание по английскому языку на тему «MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_382»
«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_382»
·What is a medical case report?
·What parts does it include?
·What is an abstract?
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Acute onset of intracranial
subdural hemorrhage five days after spinal anesthesia for knee arthroscopic
surgery: a case report
Spinal anesthesia is a widely used
general purpose anesthesia. However, serious complications, such as
intracranial subdural hemorrhage, can rarely occur.
We report the case of a
73-year-old Japanese woman who had acute onset of intracranial subdural
hemorrhage five days after spinal anesthesia for knee arthroscopic surgery.
This case highlights the need to
pay attention to acute intracranial subdural hemorrhage as a complication after
spinal anesthesia. If the headache persists even in a supine position or nausea
occurs abruptly, computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging of the brain
should be conducted. An intracranial subdural hematoma may have a serious
outcome and is an important differential diagnosis for headache after spinal
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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?