Congress abstracts: preparing abstracts for submission and successful acceptance

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AIM: To provide guidance on writing congress abstracts for submission and how to increase the chance of acceptance. REVIEW: There is increasing competition for submitted abstracts to be accepted by scientific congresses. Because the facilities or size of a congress may be limited a selection process is often used based upon the quality of abstracts submitted. Accordingly, it is crucial for a researcher to prepare an abstract very carefully to ensure the best chance of acceptance. The approaches to preparing an abstract and the techniques for enhancing quality are reviewed. Suggestions and guidance are given to ensure the production of a well structured, informative and scientifically sound abstract.

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Curzon, M.E.J., Cleaton-Jones, P.E. Congress abstracts: preparing abstracts for submission and successful acceptance. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 12, 282–287 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03262824

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  • Congress abstracts
  • scientific papers
  • submission