25TH KSA & 5TH CCSK ANNUAL CONFERENCE ABSTRACT GUIDELINES
Abstracts must be typed in English.
- Title & Presentation Type:
- Insert the full title of the proposed presentation. (Title should not exceed 30 words).
- ·Preferred format of presentation (Oral or Poster)
- Theme & Keywords:
- Choose category you wish to submit under
- The body of the text must not exceed 300 words
The abstract must adhere to the following format:
OPTION 1: CLINICAL OR EXPERIMENTAL STUDY
Most suited for scientific research. Abstract presented under this option should contain concise statements of:
- Introduction: Indicate the purpose and objective of the research; clearly state the hypothesis that was tested by study or the observations that are sought.
- Methods: Describe methods used. Standard methods need only be named, but uncommon or new methods may need a more detailed description. The reader must understand how the data were generated. Indicate how the data were analyzed and which statistical tests were used.
- Results and Discussion: outline the findings of the study supported by statistics as appropriate. Do not use figures, graphs or tables in the abstract. The data provided must be sufficient to permit peer review of the abstract
- Conclusion(s): Give a simple answer to the hypothesis in the light of the new data from your study. You may wish to suggest what needs to be studied next. The conclusion must be justified by your data.
- References (optional): Include up to three references, numbered according to order of occurrence in the text, with the corresponding number in the text.
- Acknowledgements (optional): Include any acknowledgement you wish to make.
OPTION 2: CASE REPORT
The second option is most suited for presenting a case report. Case reports should only be submitted if they present a case or therapeutic approach that is relevant and unique. Case reports presented under this option should contain concise statements of:
- Background: Describe the underlying clinical question or problem. Brief statement summarizing why this case is unusual and noteworthy should be included.
- Case report: Summaries the information that you have gathered: a brief history and important and relevant positive and negative findings with details of investigations, treatment, and the condition of the patient after treatment.
- Discussion: State the significance of the information. Explain the objective of reporting the case; describe what others have written before about the condition or any related feature. Support with facts the message you are trying to convey. The reviewers want proof of the rarity and relevance of the condition and the scientific explanations for it.
- References: Include up to three references, numbered according to order of occurrence in the text, with the corresponding number in the text.
- Learning points: These are essentially your final conclusions and serve to crystallize your thoughts on exactly why you think this case is of value and what we can learn from it.