International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine: Abstract submission - list - posters - instructions

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Abstracts must be original and must not have been published elsewhere

Abstracts submitted by email, fax, or mail will NOT be accepted or acknowledged.

Submitted abstracts will be examined by members of the Faculty in January 2018, and the submitting author will be notified of acceptance or rejection by email after January 15, 2018. Accepted abstracts must be presented in the form of electronic posters at the ISICEM and will be published, as submitted, in a supplement issue of Critical Care available on the Critical Care website (
By submitting an abstract via this site, you agree to this publication, if accepted.

Please note that the corresponding author will automatically be listed as the presenting author and must complete full registration formalities if the abstract is accepted.


Abstract List

Here is the list of posters that will be presented at the 38th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine.

Abstract submission instructions

Abstract formatting instructions

Abstracts must be submitted in English via our website.

All abstracts must be original and must not have been published elswhere.

Abstracts submitted by email, fax, or mail will NOT be accepted or acknowledged.

All abstracts must be typed in Times New Roman (or equivalent), font size 11, single-spaced.

The total length of the abstract text must not exceed 2000 characters including spaces. All abbreviations must be defined at first use except for the very well-known.

Each abstract must contain the following components:

  • Title: Must be short and specific. Type in sentence format (with one capital at the beginning), in bold font.
  • Introduction: The first sentence(s) should state the hypothesis, purpose, or specific objective of the study.
  • Methods: Briefly describe the study design, patients or subjects, procedures, and measurements.
  • Results: A summary of the results should be provided with relevant data (including correct units).
  • Conclusion: The abstract should close with a brief statement of conclusion(s).

Other Instructions:

  • Reference(s): If included, cite number in text using square brackets [1]. In reference list, note first author only followed by ‘et al’ where necessary, then journal name, volume, page range and year of publication (e.g., Vincent JL et al. ISICEM News 35:1-5, 2015)
  • Table/Figure*: A maximum of 2 tables and 2 figures can be included to illustrate the results. All tables/figures need to cited in the text. Figures should be approximately 8 cm wide at 300 dpi (630 to 945 pixels wide) and can be submitted in any of the following formats: jpg, gif, bmp. Figures should be created or exported from their native software at the correct size and resolution. Please do not increase figure size using photomanipulation software as this will not increase the resolution or the clarity of the figure.
  • Case reports: Must be submitted using the same 5 components (Title, Introduction, Methods, Results, Conclusion)
  • Consent to publish: If the abstract contains details relating to individual participants (for example a case report), written informed consent for the publication of these details must be obtained from the participant(s) and a statement to this effect should appear at the end of the abstract.

Click here to see an example in PDF of an abstract submitted to ISICEM.