The Sentara Health Research Center strives to support those in the research community. We've put together several frequently asked questions regarding clinical case reports.
We hope these are helpful.
A clinical case report is a clinical presentation about a single interesting or novel patient that is prepared for the purposes of medical education. In this discussion, we are referring to written reports that are prepared for publication in the medical literature. We recognize that verbal case presentations are ubiquitous in medical education and practice and verbal case reports are not the topic of this discussion.