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BAHT Conference 2017 - Call for Abstracts


The call for abstracts for the 2017 BAHT conference is now open!

Abstracts are welcome on any hand and upper-limb related theme.  The deadline for submission is Monday 24th July.

Abstracts must be plain text only (no tables, references or colours) and a maximum of 300 words excluding the title. Please indicate whether you would prefer to present your abstract as a free paper (oral presentation) or poster.

Please structure your abstract as follows:

  • Title
  • Objectives: 1-2 sentences that clearly indicate the main study question(s) and its clinical importance
  • Methods: Sufficient information to understand the experimental design and the analytical techniques used
  • Results: Objective data in answer to the study question(s)
  • Conclusions: Conclusions that are directly supported by the study results and their implications for clinical practice. Avoid overgeneralisation

Further details are available on the BAHT website: 

All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference programme; those selected for oral presentation will also be published online on the Hand Therapy journal website.

Please email your abstracts to by the 24th July deadline. Unfortunately we are unable to accept late submissions. Please send two copies of your abstract, one including the author(s) names and affiliations and an anonymous copy for peer review.

We look forward to hearing from you!!

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