A case report is a detailed report of the symptoms, signs, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of one or two patients.

Writing your first case report or series can be daunting. With that in mind, we've put together a list of easy access resources, including ethical guidelines, information on publishing, templates,a consent form, and a list of useful websites to help you begin:

Resources to download

PDF icon1._the_clinical_case_reporting_initiative.pdf

PDF icon2._the_case_report_and_evidence_based_medicine.pdf

PDF icon3._twenty_steps_for_writing_a_case_report_case_series.pdf

PDF icon4._when_you_should_publish_your_cases_.pdf

PDF icon5._risk_benefit_evaluation_and_validation.pdf

PDF icon6._the_ethics_of_case_reporting.pdf

PDF icon7._the_patient_perspective.pdf

PDF icon8._the_authors_on_a_case_report.pdf

PDF icon9._searching_the_literature.pdf

PDF icon10._guideline_and_templates_for_a_case_report_and_series.pdf

PDF icon11._informed_consent_form.pdf

Useful websites

Oxford Medical Case Reports: https://academic.oup.com/omcr

Equator Network, Enhancing the Quality & Transparency of Health Research: https://www.equator-network.org/