Abstract Writing for Scientific Meetings. Maria Britto, MD, MPH Fellows Rounds November 11, 2008. With thanks to Alan Jobe. Definition. Abstrahere (Latin) = abs - from + trahere - to draw The essence of a larger content of material. Overview. Why Submit an Abstract?
Maria Britto, MD, MPH
November 11, 2008
With thanks to Alan Jobe
Abstrahere (Latin) = abs - from
+ trahere - to draw
The essence of a larger content of material
Animals/human; in vivo/in vitro
Type of trial
Methods/ Study Design
On the Antibacterial Action of Cultures of a Penicillin, With Special Reference to Their Use in the Isolation of B. Influenzae (Alexander Fleming, Br. J. Exp. Path., 1929)
Filtrates of Penicillin are Bacteriocidal at High Dilution and Not Toxic
An Antibacterial Activity from Filtrates of Penicillin Mold
A Potent Antibacterial Activity from Filtrates of Penicillin Mold
X. Deferred - paper is from reviews lab, department, program, or institution
Ratings 1-4: Imply that he abstract is worth of presentation.
Ratings 5-6: Might still merit presentation if the literature on the topic is inconsistent or
skimpy, or if the observation is potentially provocative.
Rating 7: Implies strongly that an abstract must not be presented.
A bit of reality testing