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BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7389.564 (Published 15 March 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:564

Interactive case reports offer readers the chance to take part in learning

  1. Tessa Richards, assistant editor (trichards@bmj.com),
  2. Ed Peile, associate director of clinical studies
  1. BMJ
  2. Division of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF

    Clinical Review p 588

    Picking over the bones of case histories can be a highly effective way of learning. 1 2 Doctors have a common interest in patients and their stories, and they provide a good way of stimulating problem based learning.35 With this in mind, we are starting a new interactive case based series with the case history of “Ruth,” a 66 year old housewife who presented to her general practitioner with a rash. Comments on her initial presentation, which appears in the Clinical Review section (p 588), are invited via the rapid responses feature on bmj.com.

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