A Review On The Rhetorical Structure And Linguistic Features Of Medical Case Presentation Genre
This paper reviews studies investigating the rhetorical structure of the medical case presentation genre. As a key objective was to examine the rhetorical structure of the genre critically, studies were purposively selected for inclusion in the review paper with this consideration in mind. Using selected keywords search, primary literature was retrieved from various sources such as "Google scholar", "Google search", Science Direct, "Pubmed", Wiley Online Library, SAGE journals, and Elsevier publishing from September 2014 to September 2017. Finally, 22 of the 126 studies initially sampled were selected for inclusion in the review in accordance with pre-defined parameters and the results of the review are presented in this paper. This review provides an overview of the rhetorical structure of the case presentation genre with the aim of establishing a baseline for understanding the genre's rhetorical structure.