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Case Report Communications to a Scientific Journal: An Insight

K V Ramana
Professor of Microbiology, Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar, India
American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2013, 1(1), 1-2. DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-1-1-1
Published online: August 25, 2017


This editorial reemphasizes the importance of case report communications to a scientific medical journal. It defines a case report, the content of a case study, significance and contribution of medical case reports to the advancement of medicine and medical education. This editorial also presents in brief the beneficial role of case communications in preventing and controlling the emergence of epidemics and pandemics in the public health perspective.


case reports, scientific journal, public health
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