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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Rim Halaby, M.D. [2]

Crowdiagnosis checklist

The following is a checklist to help you improve the quality of the causes page that you are editing. The aim of having a checklist is to ensure consistency among all pages.

General Items

  • Confirm that every page starts with __NOTOC__
  • Confirm that there is no separate line for Associate Editor in Chief.
  • Confirm that multiple editor’s title should be separated by a semicolon.
  • Make sure to remove the following statements when you finish adding content to the page:
    • Please help WikiDoc by adding content here. It's easy! Click here to learn about editing.
    • Please help WikiDoc by adding more content here. It's easy! Click here to learn about editing.
  • Confirm that every chapter has three headings:

==Overview==

==Causes==

==References==

  • Confirm that the headings are capitalized correctly.
  • Make sure that no reference is put next to the headings.

Overview

  • Confirm that the overview statement is in a text format and does not contain bullet points.
  • Confirm that periods, commas and spaces are appropriately placed.
  • Confirm that no text is bolded or italicized randomly in between the text.
  • Make sure to check for spellings and grammatical errors thoroughly.Confirm that there are no floating periods and comas.
  • Confirm that periods and comas are present before the start of references instead at the end to avoid floating periods and comas.
  • Confirm that all the internal links work and there are no black links in between texts.
  • Confirm that no links are created to same page.
  • Make sure to create maximum internal links and for complete words, e.g,
    • Ventricular tachycardia – [[Ventricular]] [[tachycardia]] – not recommended
    • Ventricular tachycardia- [[Ventricular tachycardia]] – recommended

Causes

  • Confirm the presence of the following subcategories in the following order:
    • Life Threatening Causes
    • Common Causes
    • Causes by Organ System
    • Causes in Alphabetical Order
  • Make sure to capitalize the first letter of every word of the subcategories.
  • Make sure to have subcategories under “===”.
  • Make sure that no references are put next to the subcategory heading.
  • Make sure that each cause is a true cause of the symptom and double check in case of doubt.
  • Confirm that all the causes are linked and appropriate references are cited.
  • In case the cause does not link to a page on wikidoc but might fall under another page create an internal link as follows:
    • [[Borrelia]] infection- not recommended
    • [[Borrelia|Borrelia infection]]- recommended
  • Confirm that all the internal links work and there are no black links in between texts.
  • Make sure to create maximum internal links and for complete words, e.g,
    • Ventricular tachycardia – [[Ventricular]] [[tachycardia]] – not recommended
    • Ventricular tachycardia- [[Ventricular tachycardia]] – recommended
  • Under the subheading "Life Threatening Causes":
    • Confirm the presence of the following definition underneath the subheading of every life threatening causes section: Life-threatening causes include conditions which may result in death or permanent disability within 24 hours if left untreated.
    • Make sure that the causes do not include chronic conditions.
    • Make sure that the causes are listed in alphabetical order.
    • If the page's disease is itself life-threatening, do not add causes in the life-threatening causes section. Instead, confirm the presence of the following sentence under the subheading:Disease name is a life-threatening condition and must be treated as such irrespective of the causes. Life-threatening conditions may result in death or permanent disability within 24 hours if left untreated.
  • Under the subheading “Common Causes” make sure that the causes are listed in alphabetical order.
  • Under the subheading “Causes by Organ system”:
    • Confirm the presence of the differential diagnosis table.
    • Make sure that the causes listed in each row are separated by a coma followed by a space.
    • Make sure that the causes are listed in alphabetical order.
    • Make sure that only the first letter of the first word listed in each row is capitalized, the other causes should not be capitalized unless they refer to a proper noun, e.g “Hodgkin lymphoma” and not “hodgkin lymphoma”.
    • Make sure that each cause fits in the appropriate organ system.
  • Under the subheading “Causes in Alphabetical order”, make sure the list of causes is arranged in multiple columns.

References

Categories

  • Confirm the absence of the following categories once the page is complete:
    • [[Category:Needs causes]]
    • [[Category:Needs content]]
  • Confirm the presence of following categories once the page is complete:
    • [[Category:Signs and symptoms]]
    • [[Category:Up-To-Date]]

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