Abstract Tips

Abstract Tips

What makes a good abstract great?

Here are our top 10 tips on how to write a great abstract:

  • Start early

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.

  • Be neutral

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.

  • The title!

It is important to catch the attention right away, make sure you choose a catchy title.

  • Have doubts?

Ask a colleague for a 2nd opinion to make sure that your work is written clearly, without mistakes.