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Evaluation of the Quality of Case Reports from the Journal of Korean Medicine Based on the CARE Guidelines (CARE 지침에 따른 대한한의학회지의 증례보고에 대한 질 평가)

  • Choi, Sung Youl
    • The Journal of Korean Medicine
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    • v.41 no.2
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    • pp.122-136
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    • 2020
  • Objectives: A case report is a detailed report of the symptoms, signs, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of an individual patient. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the quality of case reports from the Journal of Korean Medicine by the CARE (CAse REport) Guideline. Methods: Case reports published in the Journal of Korean Medicine from January 2016 to March 2020 were searched from Oriental Medicine Advanced Searching Integrated System (OASIS). We assessed the quality of reporting based on CARE (CAse REport) guideline as 'Sufficient', 'Not-Sufficient' and 'Not-Report'. Results: A total of 22 case reports were finally included for the assessment. The reporting items were reported as of reporting quality. After checking the result, there was a deviation in the sub-item reporting rate by a maximum 89.29%, a minimum 66.67% and a median 82.14% in case reports. Also after checking the quality in case reports by 28 detailed items in CARE guidelines, there were not reported 77% or more in the 5 sub-items 'Intervention adherence and tolerability', 'Informed consent', 'Adverse and unanticipated events', 'Diagnostic challenges', 'Patient perspective'. Conclusion: There is a need to improve the quality of case reports in the journal of Korean Medicine based on various studies using CARE guideline.

Evaluation of the Quality of Case Reports of the Journal of Korean Medicine for Obesity Research from 2013 to 2018 According to the CARE (CAse REport) Guidelines (CARE (CAse REport) 지침에 의한 한방비만학회지 증례 논문에 대한 보고의 질 평가: 2013년~2018년 증례보고를 중심으로)

  • Park, Kyung Moo;Choi, Sung Youl;Lee, Ju Ah;Song, Yun Kyung
    • Journal of Korean Medicine for Obesity Research
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    • v.18 no.2
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    • pp.144-151
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    • 2018
  • Objectives: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the quality of case reports of the Journal of Korean Medicine for Obesity Research by the Case Report (CARE) guidelines. Methods: Case reports published in the Journal of Korean Medicine for Obesity Research from January 2013 to July 2018 were searched from Oriental Medicine Advanced Searching Integrated System (OASIS). We assessed the quality of reporting based on CARE guidelines. Results: A total of 8 case reports were finally included for the assessment. There was a deviation in the sub-item reporting rate by a maximum 75% and a minimum 57.14% in case reports. The 10 sub-items mentioned below, such as 'Timeline', 'Diagnostic challenges', 'Diagnostic reasoning including other diagnoses considered', 'Prognostic characteristics', 'Changes in intervention', 'Important follow-up diagnostic evaluations and other test results', 'Intervention adherence and tolerability', 'Adverse and unanticipated events', 'Patient perspective' and 'Informed consent' were reported below 30%. Conclusions: Efforts to diversify the subject of the case study and to apply appropriate reporting guidelines are needed to improve the quality of the case report contributed to the Journal of Korean Medicine for Obesity Research.

A case report form based on Shanghanlun six clinical patterns and provisions (『상한론(傷寒論)』 육경(六經) 제강(提綱)과 조문(條文)에 근거한 증례(證例) 작성법(作成法))

  • Lim, Jae Eun;Lee, Seong Jun
    • 대한상한금궤의학회지
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    • v.5 no.1
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    • pp.1-17
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    • 2013
  • Objective : The purpose of this study is to help korean medical doctors write case reports based on Shanghanlun six clinical patterns and provisions accurately and effectively. Methods : To achieve the purpose of this study, we reviewed Shanghanlun six clinical patterns and provisions. After this, we formed a case report form according to the importance of Korean medical terms in Shanghanlun. Results : Through this study, we got the consistency and unity of case reports based on Shanghanlun six clinical patterns and provisions. Conclusions : This case report form is designed for gathering clinical data which are organized clearly according to the diagnostic system based on Shanghanlun six clinical patterns and provisions.

Ultrasonography in Sternoclavicular Joint Posterior Dislocation in an Adolescent - A Case Report

  • Noh, Young Min;Jeon, Seung Hyub;Yoon, Hyung Moon
    • Clinics in Shoulder and Elbow
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    • v.17 no.4
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    • pp.205-208
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    • 2014
  • Sternoclavicular joint posterior dislocations are considered a very uncommon, and type of injury where if esophagus or airway injury occurs behind the clavicle, it poses a high risk to the patient. In addition, if epiphyseal fracture occurs as a result of the sternoclavicular joint posterior dislocation, surgical treatment is often required. However, in the absence of a complete ossification of the clavicle, it is difficult to differentiate between a simple dislocation and epiphyseal fracture-dislocation solely based on simple radiographs or computed tomography scans. In this case report, the authors present a case in which a sternoclavicular joint posterior dislocation was diagnosed in a 14-year-old male athlete. The case report discusses how the posterior dislocation without epiphyseal fracture was diagnosed using an ultrasound and subsequently treated with successful outcomes using manual reduction. The case report presents our findings along with discussion that includes a literature review of relevant research.

Assesment of The Quality of Reporting in Case Reports in Journal of Sasang Constitutional Medicine from Year 2015 to 2018 : Using CARE Guidelines (2015년부터 2018년까지 사상체질의학회지에 보고된 증례에 대한 보고의 질 평가 : CARE지침을 바탕으로)

  • Kim, Ji Hwan;Lee, Hye Lim;Lee, Ju Ah;Lee, Myeong Soo
    • Journal of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
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    • v.30 no.2
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    • pp.28-41
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    • 2018
  • Objectives The purpose of this study is to evaluate the quality of case reports about Sasang Constitutional Medicine(SCM). Methods Case reports published from March, 2015 to March, 2018 in Journal of SCM were identified by searching from Oriental Medicine Advanced Searching Integrated System(OASIS). We assessed the quality of reporting of them based on CAse REport (CARE) guideline. Results A total of 39 case reports were finally included for the assessment. Overall quality of reporting was acceptable because case report even less reporting items mentioned 70.4% of them. However, the quality level was uneven because the maximum report rate was 77.8 %, the minimum 44.4 %, and the median 66.7 % when rigorously assessed. More than 50% of 39 case reports did not report 6 items about intervention adherence and tolerability, Diagnostic challenges, patient's perspective on interventions, informed consent, timeline, and adverse events, and did not sufficiently report 4 items about inclusion of terms such as case reports or SCM in keyword, symptoms of patient in abstract, information such as occupation relevant with psychosocial history, and the rationale for conclusions. Conclusions Efforts to improve the quality of reporting in SCM, and to develop case reporting guidelines appropriate for SCM are required.

Ehrlichia ewingii infection in a dog from South Korea - A case report

  • Han, Jae-Ik;Na, Ki-Jeong
    • Korean Journal of Veterinary Service
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    • v.41 no.4
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    • pp.277-280
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    • 2018
  • The report describes a case of natural E. ewingii infection confirmed by microscopic examination and molecular analyses in a domestic dog with acute lameness. After the diagnosis, the dog was successfully treated with oral doxycycline. To authors' knowledge, this is the first case report of natural E. ewingii infection in dogs in South Korea.

Mediastinal Lipoma: One case report (종격동 지방종;치험 1례)

  • 명창률
    • The Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
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    • v.25 no.8
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    • pp.795-799
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    • 1992
  • The Mediastinal lipoma is an uncommon tumor in the literature. The literaure concerning mediastinal lipomas began with the first case report by Fothergill in 1781 and about 120 cases had been reported till 1969. We experienced one case of huge mediastinal lipoma, which was 885gm in weight, The mass was successfully removed through the right posterolateral thoracotomy and pathologic report confirmed pure adipose tissure. The patient`s postoperative course was uneventful and he was discharged on the 17th day.

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Cystic Echinococcosis of the Pelvic Bone with Recurrences: A Case Report

  • Jain, Sunila;Chopra, Prem
    • The Korean Journal of Parasitology
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    • v.49 no.3
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    • pp.277-279
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    • 2011
  • Hydatid cysts commonly affect the liver and the lung. However, they rarely involve bones with vertebral column. We hereby report a case of a female patient with cystic echinococcosis of the hip bone and ilium. She presented with a long history of frequent recurrences highlighting the dismal prognosis at this rare site. Resection of the hydatid cyst from the sacroiliac region was done with allograft and autograft (rib graft) with lumbosacroiliac fixation. Follow-up of the patient at 6 months showed no detectable abnormality on radiology and the patient was doing well.

Ameloblastic flbro-odontoma in the mandible: a case report (법랑모세포섬유치아종의 한 증례)

  • An Chang-Hyeon
    • Imaging Science in Dentistry
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    • v.35 no.1
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    • pp.55-58
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    • 2005
  • Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma is a rare benign mixed odontogenic tumor with histologic characteristics of ameloblastic fibroma and complex odontoma. As with ameloblastic fibroma, it may be asymptomatic or found because of painless swelling and delayed eruption of associated tooth. This report presents a case of ameloblastic fibro-odontoma in the posterior mandible of a 14-year-old girl and analyses its clinical features and radiographic features on plain X-ray film and CT images. (Korean J Oral Maxillofac Radiol 2005; 35 : 55-8)

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Transient facial paralysis after myringotomy and ventilation tube insertion under sedation with sevoflurane inhalation and four-quadrant blocks with lidocaine: a case report

  • Kim, Hyunjee;Lee, Joonhee;Jeon, Younghoon
    • Journal of Dental Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
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    • v.20 no.3
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    • pp.161-163
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    • 2020
  • Myringotomy and ventilation tube insertion are widely performed in pediatric patients with chronic otitis media. This procedure is performed under general anesthesia or sedation with local anesthesia infiltration in pediatric patients. In this case report, we report a case of transient facial paralysis in a pediatric patient who underwent myringotomy and ventilation tube insertion using sevoflurane inhalation and four-quadrant blocks with lidocaine.