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2018 MidWinter Conference - Student/Resident Poster Presentations
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ORIGINAL RESEARCH STUDY INSTRUCTIONS & GUIDELINES


1.    Poster Maximum length: 1500 words (not including abstract)
2.    Abstract length: Maximum of 350 words (including the heading)
3.    Poster References: Maximum of 10
4.    Maximum number of Authors: 5
5.    Heading and Page Setup: Refer to section regarding abstract instructions and guidelines section

CHECKLIST

Original Research Study Abstract Must Include:

TITLE
• Should facilitate interest in the topic; be short, descriptive and searchable.

BACKGROUND AND HYPOTHESIS
• Background: In one or two sentences describe why the topic investigated is important (i.e., novel approach; does the study fill knowledge gaps?).
• Hypothesis: In one or two sentences describe the specific question that was addressed in the study or the relationship that was investigated.

METHODS
• A summary of the methods used to design and carry out the study.
• State the type of design (i.e., randomized controlled trial, double blinded, survey).
• Include the clinical circumstances (i.e., primary care center, general community).
• Brief description of key subject inclusion/exclusion criteria
• Include the total number of subjects recruited and how many were in each group of the study (i.e., control group, study group).
• Description of any intervention administered (i.e. OMT, medications) Brief description of the study’s outcome measures (i.e., symptom scores, measurements).

RESULTS
• Report a brief summary of the main findings in the study. Include explanations of key measurements.
• Include relevant statistical information (i.e., confidence interval, odds ratio, levels of significance such as value).

CONCLUSIONS
• Explain the overall significance of the study that is supported by the results obtained.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RESEARCH STUDY SPONSORS AND IRB
• Include an acknowledgment of the study sponsors and any grants received for the study
• Statement that IRB approval was obtained.

NOTE: The abstract and poster format must include the headings (i.e., title, background, etc.) listed
above.

 

  

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