41st Annual Dialysis Conference
March 5-7, 2021 – Virtual Conference

ABSTRACT RULES FOR SUBMISSION

Abstract Submission Opens: September 28, 2020

Deadline for Abstract Submission: November 9, 2020

Please read the submission rules before submitting an abstract.

RULES FOR SUBMISSION

  • Submitted abstracts should be non-published data.
  • Abstracts previously presented will not be accepted.
  • All abstracts should be submitted and presented in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication. If you need help, please arrange for the review of your abstract by a university-specific publications office (or other similar facilities) or by a copy editor, prior to submission.
  • Please submit symbols as words. Use standard abbreviations and generic drug names.
  • You may submit more than 1 abstract.

Please note the Presenting author will receive all correspondence about the abstract.

Abstracts may not be edited/updated after the abstract deadline. Abstracts are considered final at the deadline date.

GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION

Before you begin, please prepare the following information:

Abstract Categories

Abstracts must be allocated to a specific category:

  • PD
  • HD
  • PD/HD

Abstract Topics

Abstracts should fit into one of the listed topics

  • Access
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Adequacy
  • Administration
  • Anatomy/Physiology
  • Anemia
  • Calcium/Phosphorus/Bone
  • Clinical Experience
  • Cost Containment
  • Dialysis System
  • Education
  • Home HD
  • Hypertension
  • Infection
  • Inflammation
  • Kinetics
  • Metabolism/Nutrition
  • Professional Issues
  • Quality Improvement
  • Rehabilitation
  • Other

Presenting Author

Each abstract must list a presenting author. The Presenting author will receive all correspondence about the abstract via email. Please make sure the email information is correct. Presenting authors should share correspondence with the other authors. Information will not be sent to co-authors.

Presenting author information

  • Full first and last name
  • Credentials (MD, RN, etc.)
  • Email address
  • Full postal address
  • Phone number

Authors Information

Please list authors in order of preference

  • Full first and last name
  • Credentials (MD, RN, etc.)
  • Email address
  • Full postal address
  • Daytime and evening phone number
  • Author and co-authors’ details

Affiliations

Affiliation should be listed for each author

  • Institution/hospital/company
  • Department
  • City and state (if relevant)
  • Country

If you have more than seven authors you must list a study group or et al. after the seven authors.

Conflict of Interest

Each author will be asked to declare any conflict of interest on submission.

Abstract Title

  • Limited to 20 words using Title Case
  • Capitalize all Nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, and subordinate conjunctions (“as”, “because”, “although”)
  • Lowercase all articles, coordinate conjunctions (“and”, “or”, “not”) and prepositions as long as they are not first or last word
  • Do not use font less than 10 point

Abstract text

The abstract body is limited to 250 words

  • Abstract layout – Abstracts must be submitted with the following sections:
    Background
    Aim of the study
    Project or program methods or approach
    Results
  • Conclusions (must be supported by data)
  • References are not obligatory and word count is affected by inclusion of references.
  • Graphs, Images and Tables will count toward the 250 word limit.
  • Graphs, images or tables submitted with the online submission need to have a resolution of at least 600 dpi.
  • Any letters or numbers in the illustrations must be legible.
  • No previously published work may be submitted.
  • You may make changes to your abstract up to the abstract deadline.
  • Abstracts will be considered FINAL by the deadline date and will be sent to reviewers.

Abstract Selection and Presentation

The Conference Review Committee will review all submitted abstracts. Notification regarding abstract acceptance and scheduling will be sent to the presenting author. Please note, if your abstract is accepted for either oral or poster presentation, you are expected to take full responsibility for the registration and other expenses related to your attendance at the conference.

Barbara Prowant Mentorship Program

This program has volunteers that can assist nurses in preparing or reviewing abstracts for submission to the ADC 2020. This service is available until October 20. If you would like to avail of this service, please contact: Leonor Ponferrada at ponferradal@health.missouri.edu

Notification of Acceptance

Notification of acceptance or rejection will be made by email to the presenting author generally by the first week of December. Acceptance of an abstract does not waive the registration fee.

Abstract Awards

Outstanding abstract awards will be presented during the conference for the following categories:

  • Outstanding HD abstract
  • Outstanding PD Abstract
  • Outstanding Nursing Abstracts
  • Outstanding Pediatric Abstract authored by a physician
  • Outstanding Pediatric Abstract authored by a non-physician

Questions?

For additional details, contact Claire Oser at oserc@health.missouri.edu

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