How is it awarded?
The Organising Committee shortlists ten abstract submissions, which are then reviewed and scored by the ACEM Scientific Committee to determine a winning recipient.
The table below lists the scoring criteria used by the ACEM Scientific Committee to assess submissions:
|Methodology (study design, bias, confounders, sample size, stats)
|Importance to Medical Science/Emergency Medicine
|Presentation (clarity, visual aids, audience interest)
|Total max score
Read the full policy here.
|Best Paper by a Fellow
||Title of Paper
||Dr Stephen Macdonald
||Near-infrared spectroscopy to identify sepsis: the Assessing Risk in Sepsis by Tissue Oxygen Saturation (ARISTOS) study
||Dr Andrew Staib and Dr Claire Sullivan
||The National Emergency Access Target (NEAT) and the 4-hour rule: time to review the target
||Dr Glenn Arendts
||A randomised controlled trial of patient centred intervention to reduce re-presentation of older people at high risk after discharge
||Dr Jeremy Furyk
||Distal ureteric stones and tamsulosin: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized, multi-centre trial (The Dust Trial)
For more information or if you would like to be considered for this award, please contact [email protected].