American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board - Case Study Concepts

Case Study Concepts

 
1.Early intervention to final determination
2.Effects of rehabilitation (benefits)
3.Case that is applicable that can be effectively written
4.Give a clear answer
5.Write about something everyone wants to know

Is it worth writing?
1.Is it needed?
2.Does it expand or firm up an idea?

Questions to ask yourself
1.So what?
2.Will your case study change views?

Who cares?

Target Journal

Search Literature1
1.Directly with researcher
2.Recall ratio(high)(sensitivity)
3.Precision ratio(low)(specificity)
4.Boolean operatives: and,or,not,both,either,only
5.Medlars (Medlinc)
6.Greatful Med

Authorship
1.Be involved
2.Rewrite
3.Final draft approval

AssembleMaterial
1.Retrospective

Patient release

Release
1.Text
2.Do not quote more than 4 or 5 texts lines
3.Get permission

Know requirements before you write

Use proper structure
1.Introduction (justifies report)
2.Write an abstract (state variables that you could control)
3.Use key words
4.Case description (tells story)
5.Discussion (present argument)
6.Conclusions

Outline
1.Write 1st draft

Review pros
  1.Clarity
  2.Accurate
  3.Fluid
  4.Grace
  5.Economy
 
  Prepare tables & graphs
 
  Prepare final draft
  1.Should be done on a computer
 
  Assemble all material
  1.Letter of submission
  2.Identity
  3.Describe
  4.Indicate why you selected journal
  5.Conditions on publication
  6.Indicate if you were published before or elsewhere
  7.Permit copy write and option publication
  8.Be responsible for calls and correspondence
  9.Payment enclosed if required
  10.Be responsible for color charge
  11.Do not hard sell
 
  Respond to editor
 
  Paper accepted
  1.Get a proof reader
  2.Do suggestions
  3.Resubmit
 
  Wait for publication
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