Your suggestion is well taken. Some of the other international indexed journals have also introduced Abstracts for case reports which makes it easier to understand the relevance, in comparison to the title alone.
JPMA will introduce an abstract for Case Reports from January 2005.
Instructions to Authors
Case Reports submitted to JPMA should fullfil the following requirements:
Abstract 150 words
Text 1250 words
Tables or figures 2
The addition of an Abstract will be applicable from January 2005.