We are inviting authors to submit an abstract for a poster presentation.
From the submissions, the best 20 authors will be invited to display a poster at the conference – and will receive a certification of achievement.
The four best posters – as determined by our judging team – will receive a special commendation.
The categories are:
- Service Innovation – preoperative care and optimisation
- Service Innovation – enhanced recovery and postoperative care
- Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
- Case Reports
Categories 1-4 are open to all Anaesthetists, while Categories 3-4 are open to all Intensivists.
All of the following types of research are acceptable for submission:
Audit - comparison of practice against a local or national standard. Ideally the audit cycle should be completed or the intention to do so demonstrated.
Quality improvement - systematic processes of continuous analysis and improvement of the quality of healthcare, irrespective of the starting point.
Survey - ascertainment of views/practices of staff or patients that are not routinely collected.
Original research - observational or interventional studies involving collection of new data.
Case report – describes an unusual and instructive case, or small group of cases demonstrating novel anaesthetic or critical care techniques or equipment, new information on diseases of importance to anaesthesia or critical care, or unusual toxicity or equipment failure.