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Call for abstracts

Deadline: March 31, 2012

Abstracts are being accepted for The Art and Science of Pediatric Pain and Management, 2012. The conference is sponsored by Boston Children’s Hospital. The date of the conference is Saturday, September 29, 2012.

General information

  • Abstracts will be submitted for poster format (56" wide x 42" high ) only and must be material that has not been previously published.
  • Poster presentations must be submitted via email to Kara.Marquis@childrens.harvard.edu
  • Submit abstract for one track: Innovation strategies, Research or Evidence Based Practice
  • Please identify all abbreviations.
  • All abstracts will undergo a blind peer review by topic committees.
  • Notification will be sent to primary contact by the end of April.
  • If your abstract is accepted, respond to the invitation by the designated date.
  • If you poster abstract is financially funded, please ensure this information is included so we may make the proper disclosures.

Acceptance of abstracts

Abstracts will be approved for presentation on the basis of quality and originality.

Instructions for submitting abstracts

Please submit all abstracts to: Kara.Marquis@childrens.harvard.edu

  • Title of abstract
  • Information on presenting author (name, title, credentials, discipline, current position, email address.
  • Text of abstract
  • Selection of track (Innovation strategies, Research and Evidence- Based Practice

Pain Conference, 2012 goals

  • To review the current state of the science, including ethical considerations and clinical applications.
  • Examine trends, techniques, therapies in pediatric pain management.
  • Assemble a network of interdisciplinary, professional colleagues.

Research poster abstract criteria

Prepare Research poster abstracts to include the following key elements:

  • Purpose What was the intent or goal of the study? What did you want to learn? (Limit 500 characters including spaces)
  • Background/Significance What was the problem and why was it important? What knowledge are you building on? (Limit 500 characters, including spaces)
  • Method What was the design? What was the sample? What instruments were used? How was data collected and analyzed? (Limit 700 characters, including spaces)
  • Results What were the findings? (Limit 700 characters, including spaces)
  • Conclusions What do the findings mean? (Limit 500 characters, including spaces)

Evidence-based Solutions poster abstract criteria

An Evidence-based Solutions poster abstract may be the result of an organizational process that, when applied across the continuum of pain achieves a desired outcome or meets or exceeds a benchmark for a standard practice.

Prepare Evidence-based Solutions poster abstracts to include the following key elements:

  • Purpose What was the intent/goal of the project? What problem was addressed by the evidence-based solution? (Limit 500 characters, including spaces)
  • Description What was the evidence-based solution? How was it developed and implemented? Cite the research for the evidence (Limit 1250 characters, including spaces)
  • Evaluation and Outcomes What were the outcomes of the project? How was success measured? (Limit 700 characters, including spaces)

Innovation poster abstract criteria

The Innovation abstract may include a wide variety of strategies, practices and innovations, used by health care professionals to solve a challenging, unique or interesting problem related to pain.

Prepare Innovation poster abstracts to include the following key elements:

  • Purpose What was the intent/goal of project? (Limit 500 characters, including spaces)
  • Description How was it developed & implemented? (Limit 1250 characters, including spaces)
  • Evaluation and Outcomes What were the outcomes of the project? How was success measured? (Limit 700 characters, including spaces)
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