What makes a good abstract great?
Here are our top 10 tips on how to write a great abstract:
Don’t wait until the night before the deadline to start working on your abstract.
Every case matters
Never think your case is not interesting, focus on what the impact of your work would be.
What is the question?
Define clearly the research question you are trying to answer.
Have a clear message
Focus on the problem you are trying to solve and make sure your message is clear.
What is the story of your research?
Describe clearly the story of your research – what were you trying to do, how did you do it, what did you find.
Describe your methods and results neutrally, without judgment.
Why it matters?
Discuss the potential impact of your work on clinical practice. Why your research is important?
The correct category!
Select the correct category and keywords to ensure that your abstract is reviewed by someone in your discipline.
It is important to catch the attention right away, make sure you choose a catchy title.
Ask a colleague for a 2nd opinion to make sure that your work is written clearly, without mistakes.