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Beginner's guide to writing case reports

Written by Seema Biswas.

notepad-penFor most junior doctors their first experience of publication will be writing a case report. BMJ Case Reports Editor-in-Chief, Seema Biswas, offers some advice on perfecting your write-up.

Writing up a memorable case with your team is a valuable learning experience. It is the opportunity to research more about a case, search the medical literature, look up and compare clinical guidelines, ask probing questions about the pros and cons of management decisions and, most of all, assert your point of view in the medical literature.

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