If you want to present your work in an oral presentation session at MEDICS, you need to submit a scientific abstract. Depending on the subject of your abstract, you must send it under one of the following categories:
- Fundamental Sciences
- Clinical Medicine
In the following section, we provide you with useful advice regarding the structure of your abstract, based on the three types of presentations included in the congress: case report, original study and review & meta-analysis.
- The Case Report abstract should contain the following: introduction, case presentation, discussions. In the introduction, you should briefly present the scientific background and its importance for the larger population. The case description should provide information regarding the chief complaint, physical examination, paraclinical investigations, differential and final diagnosis. The discussions should emphasize the importance and hallmarks of this clinical case.
- The Original Study abstract should contain the following parts: introduction, methods and materials, results, conclusions. In the introduction, you should explain the reason for performing this study. The materials and methods section should briefly describe the population included in the study (human or animal test subjects), the performed actions and the data analysis. In the results section, you should include the outcome of the data analysis. The conclusions should emphasize the importance of this original study.
- The Review/Meta-Analysis abstract should include the following parts: background, objectives, methods and materials, results, conclusion.
Our scientific committee will evaluate all abstracts. The members of the committee are specialists in one of the three following fields: Fundamental Sciences, Clinical Medicine and Surgery. The review process is double-blind, which means that the identities of both the reviewers and the authors are concealed from each other.
Your abstract will be evaluated according to the following criteria:
- Basic linguistic cohesion;
- Scientific Validity – a plausible explanation of your findings;
- Statistics – use of adequate statistic tests and appropriate interpretation of their results;
- Applicability – how you position your work relative to current medical practice;
- The particularity of the Study – a reflection of the study’s novelty factor.
It is important to remember that, if your abstract is selected, you will present your work in one of the Oral Presentation sessions, which will take place on Saturday, the 13th of April 2024.
Remember that the abstract body must not exceed 300 words. Last but not least, be careful to select relevant keywords – this will make it easier for people who may be interested in your work to find it in the abstract book. Keywords are not included in the 300-word limit.