Карточка-задание по английскому языку на тему «MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_459»
«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_459»
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·What is an abstract?
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regular ibuprofen dosing in a 13-year-old girl: a case report
The sensation of palpitations may
either be the initial or the only symptom of cardiac arrhythmia. We describe a
case of an apparent clear temporal relationship between standard ibuprofen
dosing and palpitations. A review of the medical literature revealed this to
be, to the best of our knowledge, the first reported case of this type.
A 13-year-old Caucasian girl
initially presented to our clinic with hamstring tendinitis. She was commenced
on a medication regimen of paracetamol and ibuprofen. After the third ibuprofen
dose, she experienced palpitations. These were associated with lower chest
and/or upper abdominal discomfort, and a feeling of being hot and sweaty. Her
symptoms ceased upon the cessation of ibuprofen therapy.
Cardiac arrhythmia is a
potentially fatal disorder that may exhibit heart palpitations as its initial
(or only) symptom. The prompt recognition of the cause of the symptom can
reduce mortality and morbidity associated with any underlying pathological
processes. There is a need to investigate cases of recurrent palpitations so as
to exclude underlying structural cardiac pathology and/or abnormal cardiac
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1.Is this the first report of this kind in the literature?
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3.What the reader should learn from the case report?
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specialty of medicine?
6.Will it have a broader clinical impact across medicine?
7.Are any teaching points identified?
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