Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Julia Dahlkamp

  • Incurably curious: mystery and drama in clinical case reports

    Julia Dahlkamp London, United Kingdom     Thomas Sydenham, 1688 Mary Beale National Portrait Gallery, London Introduction In recent years the genre of the written medical case report1 has come to be regarded as unscientific, a form of anecdotal evidence low in the hierarchy of study designs.2 Clinical geneticists, on the other hand, have emphasized…