Judging Criteria for Case Presentations
Significance / Introduction:
- Case history is clearly defined.
- Sufficient patient background and literature is presented for understanding the medical problem.
- Significance of the problem under investigation and rationale for reporting the case is clearly indicated. Uniqueness of the case study is clearly explained.
- Clinical test used are clearly explained. Any unusual test performed include the laboratory's ranges of normal values.
- Approach to the problem presented by this patient is appropriate. Though process of determining appropriate diagnosis, including differential diagnoses, is explained.
- Patient clinical results presented are pertinent and clearly presented.
- Diagnosis presented is sufficiently addressed by results/future clinical work.
- Conclusions are clearly described.
- Conclusions are supported by observations and literature background.
- Recommended treatment and outcome of treatment are discussed (if applicable.
- Directions for future investigation or management of similar cases are indicated.
Presentation / Response to Questions:
- Overall style of the presentation is effective (delivery/eye contact).
- Presenter uses time effectively
- Presenter answers questions in an organized, concise, and accurate fashion.
- Presenter offers additional insight to discussion.
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