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J Korean Med Rehabi 2019 Jul; 29(3): 75-85  
Evaluation of Adherence to the CARE (CAse REport) Guidelines of Case Reports in the Journal of Korean Medicine Rehabilitation
Published online July 31, 2019
Copyright © 2019 The Society of Korean Medicine Rehabilitation.

Jonghyun Ahn, K.M.D., Junhyuk Ko, K.M.D., Seyoon Kim, K.M.D., Soojeon Kim, K.M.D., Jun-hyeong Bae, K.M.D., Ye-ji Yoon, K.M.D., Hansol Lee, K.M.D., Hokyung Chang, K.M.D., Hyungsuk Kim, K.M.D., Seok-hee Chung, K.M.D., Jong-soo Lee, K.M.D., Sung-soo Kim, K.M.D., Won-Seok Chung, K.M.D.

Department of Clinical Korean Medicine, Graduate School, Kyung Hee University
Correspondence to: Won-Seok Chung, Department of Clinical Korean Medicine, Graduate School, Kyung Hee University, 26, Kyungheedae-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 02447, Korea
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Received: June 18, 2019; Revised: July 3, 2019; Accepted: July 8, 2019
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Abstract
Objectives This study was perfomed to assess the adherance to CARE (CAse REport) guideline of case reports in the Journal of Korean Medicine Rehabilitation
Methods We searched the case reports published in the Journal of Korean Medicine Rehabilitation from January 2016 to April 2019 in the database of oriental medicine advanced searching integrated system (OASIS). Then we evaluated the quality of the searched case reports based on the CARE guideline.
Results Totally 31 papers were selected after the screening the case reports by the inclusion and exclusion criteria. The report rate of the sub-items of the CARE guideline was 78.26% at the maximum, 60.87% at the maximum, and 70.97% on the average. The following items were reported only in less than 50% of them; ‘Timeline’, ‘Diagnostic challenges’, ‘Diagnostic reasoning including other diagnoses considered’ ‘Prognostic characteristics’, ‘Follow-up and Outcomes’, ‘Patient Perspective’, ‘Informed Consent’
Conclusions This study is expected to contribute to the overall improvement of the level of case reports in the Journal of Korean Medicine Rehabilitation.
Keywords : Case reports, Guideline adherence, Korean traditional medicine


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