ABSTRACTS 30th September 1.999
ABSTRACTS ON LINE
awards will be decided by the Scientific
and Technical Committee (President, Technical
Director and Vice-Presidents) once concluded the congress.
Best manuscript in
IRC or e-Mail session: 100.000 pesetas (601 Eurus).
Best electronic poster:
50.000 pesetas (300,5 Eurus).
Best image in intensive
care medicine: 25.000 pesetas (150,26 Eurus).
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TYPES OF MANUSCRIPTS DISCUSSION
1. MANUSCRIPTS WITH IRC
DISCUSSION (INTERNET RELAY CHAT)
2. MANUSCRIPTS WITH E-MAIL
Discussions in the IRC channel
#cimc99 of UNINet Network. Available
three channels (under construction):
3. ELECTRONIC POSTERS (HTML
4. IMAGES IN CRITICAL CARE
Moderate discussions on electronic
The manuscripts will be according
to the requirements of uniformity for
manuscripts subjected to biomedical magazines, published among other, in:
Ann Int Med 1997;126:36-47
NEJM 1997; 336:309-315
Br Med J 1988;296: 401-405
A cover letter should be
sent with every manuscript to identify the person (with postal address,
telephone, fax number and preferable e-mail address), responsible
for correspondence concernig the article. This letter should make it clear
that the final manuscript has been seen and approved by all authors.
The authors must state that
the paper has not been published (in part or in full) or submitted for
publication elsewhere; this includes the tables and figures.
Maximum numbers of authors,
never superior at 10 for manuscript.
The editors of the CIMC´99,
expect all authors to disclose any commercial associations they have
that might give rise to a conflict of interest in connection with the submitted
The author(s) transfer(s) the copyright to CIMC´99
Editors effective if and when the article is aceppted for publication.
The copyright covers the exclusive and unlimited rights
to reproduce and distribute the article in any form of reproduction (printing,
recording, electronic media or any other form); it also covers translation
rights for all languages and countries. For U.S. authors the copyright
is transferred to the extent transferable.
The discharge of the manuscripts
is allowed from the web pages and of the CDROM proceedings, and cannot
be reproduced neither transmitted in any other electronic format, mechanic,
photocopies, recording or other diffusion means without the author's permission.
Submit the manuscripts by
anyone of these procedures:
by attach file.
Ordinary postal mail:
Your diskette (3½
inch) must labeled with the following information:
Last name of Autor, name
of Software used ("DOS", "WIN", "Macintosh"), and file name(s). Use a felt-tip
pen to label your diskette. DO NOT use a paperclip to attach the diskette
to its hard copy. Send diskette to:
The Organizing Committee of CIMC´99 accept no responsibility
for manuscripts lost prior to receipt by CIMC´99. Therefore, authors
are encouraged to keep copies of submitted manuscripts, including figures
Submit abstracts on-line
Languages authorized: Spanish,
English or Portuguese.
For details regarding the
preparation of structures abstracts, see JAMA 1.995; 273:28-30.
Abstracts should be no more
than 350 words in length and must have the following headings:
First name and last name each
Name of the center or institution
where they carried out the manuscript.
The summaries of the manuscripts
should be presented in some of the following formats:
Material and Methods,
Word 95-97 (.doc) Preferable
Word for Macintosh (.doc)
Word Perfect 5.0 or superior (.wp5)
Riched text format (.RTF)
HTML format. (htm; html) Preferable
If your Abstract is selected
by the Faculty, you will be invited to submit your full presentation (on-line
until 15th Oct. 1999) in the pages web of the congress (free).
first page will include the following:
page, will be include the original with the following characteristic:
The title of the article; first
and last name authors (Name first author to who the correspondence will
be directed, as well as the address and telephone-fax numbers and electronic
Name of the center or institution
where they carried out the work.
Review articles and Original
papers must not exceed than 4,000 words and 75 references.
Brief Reports should
include brief original studies or reports on one or a small numbers of
cases. They should not exceed 1,500 words and up to 10 references are permitted.
The manuscripts can be written
in standard grammatical English; this is the responsibility of the author.
Charts and figures can be included.
The article must have the
Material and methods
Results and discussion
Gratefulness if it proceeds.
Figure and legends.
follow the instructions for the format of manuscripts.
All the figures in a format
GIF or JPEG and they should not exceed 100Kb each one.
The computer drawings are
acceptable if they are of quality comparable to the lineal drawing. The
on-line generated curves and the lines should be flat (they are not accepted
Posters in format html (hypertext markup language). See Full Presentations.
This is the responsability of the author.
Your web page design is free and respected.
Java elements, will be returned).
A single page web is authorized
(not several pages with links). Charts, figures are accepted in formats
JPG, GIF, video/audio (AVI, Wav, aif, au). Acepted Video-Audio in RealAudio
5.0 or superior (RM format in RealPLayer PLusG2 version is ideal, existing
freeware and shareware video encoders programs, for RealAudio G2, of easy
conversion type "mpg" and "AVI" to RM format), etc. The maximum size of
the póster must be 500 KB.
of electronic poster: Single page web of 30 Kb + 5 graphic type jpg. (20
KB each one) and 2 graphic type gif (15 KB each one) + Video RealAudioPlayer
PLusG2 (300 Kb) ---> Total: 460 KB.
Images in Critical
The maximum number of authors for this section will be 3.
The images in Critical Medicine
will be correspondents in format JPG or TIFF with a maximum size of 300
Kb. Those images will be accepted that have a scientific interest, besides
their visual quality and that they allow a discussion through the electronic
More information in firstname.lastname@example.org