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NBCC Clinical Case submission platform new
Review the platform and the components of needed information. The following explanations for each field will be found in the corresponding platform.
Clinical Case Title – You are asked to enter a title (please be sure the title of the case describes the case precisely) – 500 characters maximum
Clinical Case description – You also have a slide to enter a brief description of your case. This description is important as the best cases will not only compete for congress oral presentation but also for EHJ Case Report publication. Full guidelines for EHJ Case Report submission will follow after nomination of the winner case.
Main Topic – Select ONE topic from the list – please select the topic which best fits your case.
Related Topic(s) –You may select up to 2 related topics to better index your case in publications
Clinical Guidelines – Indicate the ESC Clinical Practice Guideline which applies best to your case
SUBMITTER (The submitter must be the 1st author and the presenter) – As submitter you are by default the presenter of the case. You will need to list all contributors to the case as authors – you must ensure you have the authorization from them to list them on your case – You can enter up to 5 additional authors – Only the Submitter/Presenter information is mandatory, authors are only to be listed for acknowledgement of their contribution. All fields are mandatory for case approval.
Last Name, First Name, Date of Birth, Email, City, Country, Institution
For additional authors, complete the following information
Last Name, First Name, Email, Country
Learning Outcomes – Please state in the designated area the learning objectives related to the case. (What are the main teaching points/take home messages?) All cases are required to have a clear learning objective, which is one of the main components of the grading.
Case Content (5 pages – mandatory)
1 – Patient presentation, medical history, current & prior medication, finding & physical examination
• History of presentation
• Symptoms, signs
• Vital signs
• Physical examination
• Medical background (including previous operations etc)
2 – Diagnostic procedures (and, if applicable, initial management)
• What was the first step in clinical management
• Discuss differential diagnosis (how the authors reached to this decision)
3 – Diagnosis & management plan
• Differential diagnosis
• How did the authors decide the management plan?
• If appropriate, refer to ESC guidelines and indications
5 – Problems, further follow up, complications, conclusion
• Clinical outcome
• Any complications
• Take home messages
As submitter, you are responsible for removing any elements that could be used to identify patients!
Components and media files
Images/Clips – You may add pictures and video clips to your presentation. Video clips must include no more than 1 or 2 heart beats to create a loop (otherwise the file will become too large to handle). Formats accepted for pictures: GIF, JPG, Animated GIF (minimum resolution of 120 dpi) and for videos WMV, MPG, AVI, FLV. Notice that MOV-files should be converted before submission.
References – You may use this field to insert all references required.
Please, note that once submitted, you can no longer make changes to your case submission under review.
Proofread case carefully to avoid errors before submission, check spelling and grammar. If selected for presentation at NBCC congress, you may perform adequate adaptations to your presentation before the session.
After completing, submit your case by email. SUBMISSION ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that all cases must be original and real. We don’t accept cases already published in a scientific context or presented in another scientific congress prior to the NBCC 2019.
If you have difficulties in submitting your clinical cases or if you need any further information, please contact the clinical case session moderators Heli Tolppanen (email@example.com) / Harri Silvola (firstname.lastname@example.org).