Clinical Case Reports
© John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Articles are published under the terms of the Creative Commons License as stated in the final article.
Editor-in-Chief: Dr Charles Young
Online ISSN: 2050-0904
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Clinical Case Reports is currently recruiting Associate Editors to join our team specializing in Genetics, Dentistry, Dermatology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Veterinary Medicine, Orthopaedics and Cardiothoracic Surgery. The Associate Editors will be charged with providing analysis regarding the quality of submissions, considering their merit and contribution to the field.
For further information and to apply, please see the jobs page.
Clinical Case Reports is different to other case report journals. Our aim is to directly improve global health outcomes and share clinical knowledge using case reports to convey important best practice messages. We welcome case reports, clinical images, and procedural videos from all areas of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Veterinary Science.
Clinical Case Reports aims to publish cases which illustrate the use of important systematic reviews. Clinical Case Reports also has a close relationship with the Cochrane Collaboration and case report submissions which relate to Cochrane systematic reviews are a priority for the Journal. If your submission has an important clinical message we would like to read it!
Why are we interested in common as well as uncommon clinical scenarios? Our view is that by publishing important common clinical scenarios managed according to agreed best practice principles we will help inform a broader clinical audience than the more esoteric reports.
Reasons to publish with Clinical Case Reports:
• High impact – your case can improve health outcomes
• High standard, rigorous peer review
• Rapid publication
• Open Access – reports are published under a Creative Commons license and authors are the copyright holder
• Wide dissemination - articles are published on Wiley Online Library and the journal has been accepted by PubMed Central
''I am an avid reader of your journal and am impressed by the quality of cases and other interesting articles that are featured in it''
Dr Supreet Sethi, Duke University Medical Center
''Given the speed at which my article has been processed I have at least one other interesting case that I feel would be of interest to the readership that I am now intending on submitting''
Nick Hope, University of Aberdeen graduate
Meet the editor
Dr Charles Young is an experienced medical editor, publisher and writer. In the past he has worked as Executive Editor at The Lancet, Editor in Chief at the BMJ Evidence Centre, and Vice President for Clinical Solutions at Wiley. While at Wiley, Charles was the founding Editor in Chief for the Clinical Case Reports journal, leading the journal through its creation and launch. Charles trained as an emergency physician in London and continues to practice emergency medicine one day each week at St Thomas’ Hospital, London. Charles currently works as Chief Medical Officer for Capita Healthcare Decisions, Board member for iPlato, as well being a member of the NICE external accreditation advisory committee and the Cochrane Library oversight editorial committee.
GOOD NEWS! Clinical Case Reports is now included in PubMed Central. All content that has been, and will be, published in the journal will be processed for indexing in PubMed Central.
Supported by leading journals and societies
Clinical Case Reports is very fortunate to be supported by many other journals published by Wiley, including a number of society-owned journals. These journals participate in the Manuscript Transfer Program by referring case reports and offering authors the option to have their paper, with any peer review reports, automatically transferred to Clinical Case Reports. A number of journals which don’t publish case reports also support Clinical Case Reports by directing authors to the journal in their author guidelines.
Want some top tips on writing case reports? Check out this infographic from Clinical Case Reports Editor-in-Chief, Dr Charles Young