Abstract writing guidelines are as follows:
The Abstract must be
typed properly. The scientific committee cannot accept abstracts that
are unsuitable for publication, so incorrectly completed abstract forms
will be rejected.
These are the
requirements which must be adhered to if your abstract is to be
considered for presentation. Of course, content is also a factor; a
beautifully presented abstract reporting trivial results will not be
1. Size: The abstract must fit within the designated area.
2. Title: The title must not exceed 10 words.
a. Authors' names
Initials first (no
full stops), SURNAME in capitals. Separate multiple authors with commas;
don't place 'and' or '&' before the last author. Place an asterisk
(*) after the name of the presenting author.
b. Institution(s) Abbreviate if necessary; full postal addresses are unnecessary.
4. Text: The whole text is entered as one paragraph. Enter your information into the box as follows:
a. Background: Limit
the background information to what is essential. If you are referring
to published work then you must cite it; use the short form of citation.
b. Objective: State the objective concisely.
c. Materials and Methods: Give enough detail for the reader to understand what techniques were used; include details of statistical methods
d. Results: Results
must be stated. You must not say, "results will be
presented/discussed." If the method should ordinarily produce numerical
data, then numbers must be presented with appropriate statistical
e. Conclusions: Conclusions must be given.