Abstract Submission Details
Online Submissions Open: December 15th, 2018
Deadline for Submission: September 10th, 2019
- Abstracts MUST be submitted in English
- Abstract title should be in BLOCK CAPITALS
- The content should be original and not presented previously
- A blind selection process will be used to review papers
- The Review Committee reserves the right to accept abstracts on alternate presentation types to what has been submitted.
Topics to be considered
A. CLINICAL RESEARCH
1. Acute wounds
3. Clinical trials
4. Clinical studies including case series and case reports
5. Leg ulcers
6. Diabetic foot ulcers
7. Pressure ulcers
8. Atypical ulcers
9. Wound products including dressings, antimicrobials, devices
11. Quality of life, pain
13. Genetic disorders
14. Pediatric wounds
15. Wound pathology
16. Wound assessment
17. Wound diagnostics
B. LABORATORY RESEARCH AND BASIC SCIENCE
20. Infection and biofilms
21. Tissue engineering
C. EDUCATION AND HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
23. Home care
25. Health economy
Abstract Body Format
Must be 300 words or less, inclusive of title, author(s) name(s), institutional affiliation(s) and references. Please, do not use abbreviations unless defined in the abstract. All submissions should be in Microsoft Word format. Content should include the following sections:
Background and Aims
Include one or two sentences to introduce the broad topic area and provide a reason for the study. Provide a clear statement of the aims of the study. A hypothesis could be included in this section.
In this section information on participants (and/or subjects) should be provided. This may include the number of participants, demographic information such as age and gender as well as the method of recruitment (i.e. a random sample or a convenient sample). Study inclusion and exclusion criteria should be included in this section as well as a sample size calculation if presenting a randomised clinical trial. Measures and procedures used in the study are described in this section. Descriptions of analyses appear in the methods section.
The purpose of the result section is to provide a description of the main findings of the study. Submitted abstracts must include actual results. Results should be expressed as means or medians and the spread of the results indicated as ranges, standard deviations or 95% confidence intervals as appropriate.
In this section you should provide statements of interpretation and implication of findings, as well as comparison with previous literature. It should not be a simple restatement of the results.
All abstracts will be reviewed by the abstract Review Committee within eight weeks after the closing date.