Conference Abstracts

Abstract Enquiries

Magdalena Annersten Gershater
Chair of Abstract Committee
Email abstract2017(at)

Closing date 1 JULY 2017

  • Abstracts received after this date will be automatically rejected
  • Failure to follow the instructions on headings and total word count will cause the abstract to be rejected
  • Full instructions in Guidelines (see below)

Abstract Guidelines

  Download guidelines (PDF)  Instructions for formatting and submission of abstracts

Abstract submission form

  Download submission form (Word doc) (preferred)
  Download submission form (PDF)  (alternative if you do not have Word program)

NOTE You can see examples of abstracts in previous conference programme books (see Webcast Archive section)

Suggested Reading

The following references might provide some help for authors:


  • How to write an abstract 
    Vrijhoef HJM, Steuten LMG. 
    European Diabetes Nursing Vol 4 Issue 3, p 124 - 127
  • How to give an effective presentation using PowerPoint 
    Shepherd M. 
    European Diabetes Nursing Vol 3 Issue 3, p 154-158
  • How to write a research proposal 
    Annersten M, Wredling R. 
    European Diabetes Nursing Vol 3 Issue 2, p 102-105


  • Practical statistics for Nursing and Health Care 
    Fowler J., Jarvis P., Chevannes M. 
    John Wiley & Sons 
    ISBN 0 471497169
  • Qualitative inquiry and research design. Choosing among five traditions 
    Creswell John W. 
    SAGE publications 
    ISBN 0-7619-0143-4
  • Data Analysis and Presentation Skills 
    Willis J. 
    John Wiley & Sons 
    ISBN 0-470-85274-7
  • Handbook of Health Research Methods 
    Bowling A. and Ebrahim S. 
    Open University Press 
    ISBN 0-335-21460-6


22nd Annual Conference
8-9 Sept 2017

Lisbon, Portugal

Poster Presentations

Guided poster tour