16th REDLARA General Congress Medellin April 27-30, 2023

Types of Abstracts

1 General information

· The content of the texts must not exceed 600 words.

· Only abstracts in English will be accepted

· Use Microsoft Word® processor. Texts should be typed in Times New Roman font sized 12, single-spaced and aligned to the left.

· Contents


Authors’ names

Authors’ institutional affiliation, showing department/unit, institution and geographic region

Name of the institution where the work was carried

Name, mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail address of the corresponding author

Number of authors- maximum of 8

· The use of abbreviations should be avoided in the abstract, and references should not be cited. Right after the abstract, three to six keywords should be presented.

· Acknowledgements

To those who have helped intellectually, but whose contribution does not justify co-authorship or those people or institutions who have given material support.

· The text of the abstracts must be blinded, so that neither the authors or their centres be identified.

2 Original articles. Pieces of work resulting from scientific research presenting original data about experimental or observational aspects of medical, biological, biochemical and psychosocial character and including descriptive statistical analysis and/or inferences of own data.

They must be composed of: title page, abstract and keywords, text (divided in Introduction, Material and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, references (if applicable), 01 table (if applicable).

3 Case reports. Articles representing descriptive data of one or more cases, exploiting a method or problem through example(s). The selected cases should be of great interest, with unusual disease or evolution or submitted to unexpected or alternative treatments. They must involve humans or animals and should present the studied individual’s characteristics (gender, age, etc.). They must be composed of: title page, abstract and keywords, text (divided in: Introduction, Case Description and Discussion or equivalent), references.

4 Table

Any table should have individual legend, presented at the end of the abstract.

Use horizontal lines only, and each piece of information should be in an independent cell.

Explanations about items in the table should be presented in footnote identified by the following symbols, in this sequence: *,†, ‡, §, ||,¶,**,††,‡‡.