Practical points (article structure)

Last revised by Jeremy Jones on 3 Jun 2016

Practical points is a special part of some articles. It is a section to highlight key features of the condition being discussed, which aid in diagnosis or interpretation (pearls) as well as some of the mistakes to be avoided (pitfalls). When present, it is one of the main subheadings.

The "Practical points" subheading is located near the end, after "Differential diagnosis", but before "See also" (which is also an optional section).

This section should be in bullet form, and follow the same order as the article above, but be limited to crucial information. Thus, for example, unless there is an important epidemiological feature, that section can be omitted etc. 

Have a look at a couple of articles with this section:

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