structured abstract

structured abstract

summary description of a published paper, in which information about the study reported in the paper is set out in a systematic, stylized form with separate paragraphs broken down under headings such as aims, methods, main outcome measures, results, conclusions.

struc·tured ab·stract

(strŭk'shŭrd ab'strakt)
Summary description of a published paper, in which information about the study reported in the paper is set out in a systematic, stylized form under headings such as aims, methods, main outcome measures, results, and conclusions.
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The abstract of original articles in CMJ is a structured abstract, which include the following four parts: Background, methods, results and conclusions.
There were also more metaanalyses with a structured abstract by non-North American first authors compared with the ones by North American first authors (86 of 94 articles; 91.49%; versus 51 of 64 articles; 79.69%; P = .03), and the meta-analyses with a structured abstract had better PRISMA scores than the ones with an unstructured abstract (median [IQR] = 26 [23, 28] versus 22 [15, 24], P < .001), as shown by Table 4.
Here, the headings of a structured abstract are typically replaced with enumerated or bulleted text, using sentences like: "1.
Please send a structured abstract (including separate sections titled 'aim', 'methods', 'results', and 'conclusion') in Word format (version 2000 or later, font size = 10) to the e-mail address below by May 25th, 2015.
Brief descriptions of each presentation are provided and all other sections of the structured abstract presenting information about the large scale randomized controlled efficacy trials on the web-based intelligent tutoring system for the structure strategy (ITSS).
She also proclaimed the most important aspect of research project the epidemiological study designs and standard protocol used to write structured abstract and introduction according to uniform guidelines provided by International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE).
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has updated its list of structured abstract labels.
Original Articles should (a) be divided into sections (Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion); (b) contain a structured abstract (Bathground, Methods, Results, Conclusion), not exceeding 250 words, at the beginning of the paper, followed by 3-6 lfzey-words; (c) generally not exceed 4500 words including the space required for figures (excluding the references).
Please include a data-based, structured abstract of no more than 250 words (also not included in the total word count).
All papers must include a structured abstract, which is not to exceed 250 words and should nor contain references.
Propositions of the former kind are structured abstract entities that contain the individuals they are about; propositions of the latter kind are also structured abstract entities but contain only general or qualitative properties.
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