Writing and Publishing Case Reports: A How-To Guide for Practitioners with Patient Results That Should Be Shared
This workshop will lead participants step-by-step through the process of writing and publishing case reports. Scientific writing techniques, suggested journals, and common pitfalls will be covered. A variety of resources will also be presented to aid in the process. Publishing case reports is an important avenue for raising awareness about the kinds of patient outcomes that are possible with lifestyle medicine, so this workshop is designed to support practitioners who want to be part of this critical work.
- Identify available materials needed for successful case reports
- Describe the necessary steps for publishing, including IRB approval, deidentification, and submission
- Identify strong and weak language in the context of scientific writing