Rhinology Online welcomes Case Histories of 1500 words (max) with no more than five tables and figures.
Case Histories submitted to Rhinology Online should: - Contribute to medical knowledge; - Include an up-to-date review of all previous cases in the field; - Have educational value that could benefit future patients; - Highlight the need for a change in clinical practice or diagnostic/prognostic approaches. - Preferably have good illustrations
Rhinology Online will not accept Case Histories which describe preventive or therapeutic interventions, as these generally require stronger evidence.
Please describe how the Case History is unique or unusual along with its educational and/or scientific merits in a covering letter accompanying the submission of your manuscript.
Case Histories must include a statement that written and signed consent to publish the information has been obtained from the patient(s) or their guardian(s) prior to submission Clinical photographs can be included, accompanied by a statement from the patient(s) with written consent to publish. (See Preparing your manuscript guidelines)
Should be concise and informative and less than 100 characters. Please also provide a short title of 50 characters.
The Abstract should not exceed 350 words. Please minimize the use of abbreviations and do not cite references in the abstract. The abstract must include the following separate sections:
Provide three to ten keywords representing the main content of the article, listed in alphabetical order.
Max. 1500 words not including abstract, figure legends and references (please supply a word count).
Up to 20 references in the Journal's style.
Up to 5 figures and/or tables (total).If you wish to exceed any of the above, please state in the cover letter the reasons for an increase in length, number of figures or tables, or number of references.
Explain the background to the case report or study, its aims, a summary of the existing literature.
Include a description of the patient's relevant demographic details, medical history, symptoms and signs, treatment or intervention, outcomes and any other significant details.
Discussion and Conclusions
Discuss the relevant existing literature and should state clearly the main conclusions, including an explanation of their relevance or importance to the field..
List of abbreviations
If abbreviations are used in the text they should be defined in the text at first use, and a list of abbreviations should be provided.