New resource: Cases database

“Embrace ‘information overload’” with a new open access database of medical case reports. BioMed Central is an open access, online publisher in the field of science, technology, and medicine. They publisher 220 OA, peer-reviewed online journals. Their new research tool, Cases Databases brings together patient case reports from a variety of journals and makes them freely available and searchable.

See their blog entry here, which talks about the usefulness of medical case reports for evidence-based medicine and makes some interesting notes about open access in scientific publishing.