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Publishing Biomedical Research

Congratulations on starting a biomedical research project! The FAU medical librarians are here to help you with any literature searches you may need to conduct related to your project.

Publishing Case Reports

Case Report Publishing Checklist

 Step 1: Review the CARE Guidelines for publishing case reports.
 Step 2: Contact your clinical supervisor to discuss your case report.
 Step 3: Receive approvals by all necessary committees/responsible parties. (Faculty mentors, attending physicians and others responsible for the patient’s care should be consulted, provide approval, and be listed as an author).
 Step 4: Schedule a research appointment with a medical librarian to discuss strategies for your literature search & possible publication venues.
 Step 5: Read the author guidelines for your preferred publication venue.

Request  a research appointment with a medical librarian to discuss strategies for your literature search & possible publication venues:

Michelle Keba, MSIS, MSL 
Senior Medical Librarian
View Michelle Keba's availability
Tiffany Follin, MLIS, AHIP
Medical Liaison and Outreach Librarian
View Tiffany Follin's availability

Use the following library resources to search for relevant articles:

Check out the library's YouTube channel to watch example videos of how to search the medical databases:

Check out example case reports in the library's subscription to BMJ  Case Reports.

Contact the medical librarians for the code to waive the fee to publish in BMJ Case Reports as an FAU student & review the instructions on the For Authors page of BMJ Case Reports: