Clinical "case series": a concept analysis.

  title={Clinical "case series": a concept analysis.},
  author={Fikri M Abu-Zidan and Alaa K. Abbas and Ashraf F Hefny},
  journal={African health sciences},
  volume={12 4},
OBJECTIVES To analyze the concept of "case series" in the medical literature compared with case reports. METHODS A PubMed search for articles published during 2009 which had "case series" in their title was performed. A total number of 621 articles were retrieved. 586 papers were included in the analysis and 35 were excluded (18 were commentary letters, 5 were not in English, and twelve could not be retrieved by our Library). The number of patients and category of these articles were analyzed… CONTINUE READING

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