Presentation on theme: "Abstract Title of Poster Authors Department / Division, Advocate Children’s Hospital Title of Poster Authors Department / Division, Advocate Children’s."— Presentation transcript:
Abstract Title of Poster Authors Department / Division, Advocate Children’s Hospital Title of Poster Authors Department / Division, Advocate Children’s Hospital Background/Introduction (choose one heading term) This section should include background information about your case. Highlight the unique aspect of the case or the novel insight into pathophysiology, diagnosis or treatment. The format of the background can be in paragraph form or individual bulleted statements. Follow the guidelines for the conference/meeting where the poster will be presented. Some organizations request that the abstract be included on the poster. If the poster space is too tight, and it is not required, leave the abstract off the poster. Suggested headings for a case report: Background, Objective, Methods, Description, Discussion Methods/Approach (choose one heading) Objective The objective should be included directly after the introduction. Be specific and clear about the purpose of using a case study approach to introduce the topic. This section may need to start or run over into next column because of space – adjust accordingly. For a case report, this section may include the following content: (subheadings are encouraged) Review of Literature Similar cases Research related to condition Clinical features Diagnosis Treatments Optional Table or Graphic Table/Figure 1. Description of the figure content, include statistical significance if applicable. Optional Photo or Graphic Figure 2. Description of the figure content, include statistical significance if applicable. Optional Photo or Graphic Case Description The case description should include the pertinent information about this case. Be consistent with your objective and methods. Patient presentation/examination Pertinent labs and images Consider whether you should include family history, social history Use tables, graphs or charts to illustrate the information. Refer to the table or figure number in text. Include a clear title and legends/descriptions for each figure. Optional Photo or Graphic Figure 3. Description of the figure content, include statistical significance if applicable. Optional Photo or Graphic Figure 4. Description of the figure content, include statistical significance if applicable. Optional Photo or Graphic References Include this section if space on poster permits. Include only key references listed or used for the introduction. Discussion/Conclusions Acknowledgements Conclusion section highlight the take-home point brought up by the case. Do not repeat the same information from the case description section, instead create summary statements. Include information from the literature that compares to the interesting or unique aspects of the case. Define the implications of this case for pediatric practice. Point out any social or ethical considerations unique to your patient and the involvement of multidisciplinary team members. Include limitations and recommendations for future research needs. Depending on the space you have on your poster, and the conference guidelines you may need to include either the conclusion or discussion section or separate the information into two sections. Acknowledge team members, hospital staff, including nurses, residents, fellows, office staff and/or mentor who provide ancillary or intermittent care but who do not make a direct and significant contribution to the clinical data. NOTE: This is a template. Any headers and text, except the Advocate logo and the background color, can be edited and moved as needed. Select & type over or delete any text on this template for your poster. Some of the words are prompts, but what you chose to say is up to you. These are not hard & fast categories—only prompts; use what works best for your content. Remove this white box to use the template Check the guidelines for your conference and be sure to include the recommended headings. Adjust the headings and content on this poster template to accommodate the guidelines. Words in each section should be a consistent size not smaller than 20 font, Use left alignment throughout. The content should run left to right but can run from one column to another or the lines between columns can be removed.