February, 23rd 2012.
• All abstracts must be original work.
• We do not accept Reviews or Meta-Studies.
• Only abstracts in the English language will be reviewed.
• All abstracts will be peer reviewed by the Science Team, which reserves the right to accept and reject abstracts for inclusion in the Program. Science Team will communicate with authors regarding minor changes.
• Abstracts will be grouped by Field of medicine. Please indicate the Field of medicine most suitable to your abstract. Please note that this does not guarantee that your abstract will be grouped within this field of medicine in the final program.
• Submitting authors have the option of choosing their presentation preference: oral or poster, but the Science Team will make the final decision.
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION PROCEDURE
• Abstracts must be submitted via the Congress website.
• Do not resubmit your abstract for any reason other than a submission error.
• Once your abstract has been submitted it is final. Only changes recommended by the Organizing Committee are allowed.
• Abstract acceptance notification will be sent to presenting authors within two weeks time from its date of submission.
• It is the responsibility of the presenting author to ensure accuracy of content, spelling and presentation, as abstracts will be published exactly as submitted.
ABSTRACT FORMATTING INSTRUCTIONS
• Abstract text must be in Times New Roman Font, 10 pt size, use single line spacing.
• Only standard abbreviations may be used in the text and they must be defined by being placed in brackets, just after the full word or phrase the first time it is typed.
• Non-proprietary (generic) names should be used the first time a drug is mentioned and the proprietary name should be underlined.
• The abstract text should not exceed 250 words.
• Title should be typed in CAPITAL LETTERS.
• The name of the presenting author should be written in CAPITAL LETTERS and the co-author(s) in lower-case letters.
• Please do not use localized signs like ä, æ, ç, é or ü !
• Do not include references.
• While submitting your abstract, make sure that you fill all empty fields that are offered :
Title : Should be a relatively unambiguous sentence describing the research.
Introduction : In the introduction you should describe the current state od scientific progress regarding your field.
Aim : It should contain the aim of your research and why it is important.
Materials and Methods: This section should contain the basic means employed to conduct your research.
Results: Here only the most important results should be presented. Be specific. Use numbers to make your point if and avoid vague expressions like “very much” or “small” if possible.
Conclusion: Within this section you should interpret the meaning of the results regarding your initial aims. What are the implications of the research conducted? Is your project a new and interesting path worth to be followed or do results show the initial assumptions lead to a dead end? Are your results potentially generalizable or specific to a particular case?
Key words: Here you should write up to 4-5 main key words that best describes your research.