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					                                            Professional Template for a 72x48 Clinical Study Poster Presentation
                                                            Your name and the names of the people who have contributed to this presentation go here.
                                                                                               The names and addresses of the associated institutions go here.

Introduction/Research Question                                Design                                                                              Importing picture files                                              Results
                                                              What statistical design will be used to address your                                 It’s always good to use the largest images you have
What question are you hoping to answer by conducting          research question? Examples include experimental and                                 available for your poster. Avoid images taken from the            Specify measurements critical to the study objective or
this line of research?                                        quasi-experimental designs such as one group-posttest                                web and avoid copying and pasting images. Instead                 hypothesis. Specify associations or differences between or
                                                              only or randomized clinical trial or case control cohort.                            try to INSERT>PICTURE>FROM FILE to bring                          among groups under comparison using p values or
                                                                                                                                                   images to your poster.                                            preferably, confidence intervals. Note total number of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     subjects or participants, number meeting inclusion criteria
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     who were excluded, and number enrolled who were lost to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     follow-up. Present objectively, comments or observations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     interpreting analyses are for the next section.

                                                                                                                                                   Although PowerPoint is very forgiving when it comes to
                                                                                                                                                   printing low resolution images, if you scale your images            Conclusions & Implications
                                                                                                                                                   more than 200% after you bring them in, the image
                                                                                                                                                   quality will suffer. See the example below:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Conclusions should be succinctly stated and firmly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      supported by the data presented. Note important

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Also discuss implications for the health field.
                                                              Methods & Procedures
                                                                                                                                                  Original image at 100%, enlarged 200% and 400%.
                                                              Methods are techniques in which data are collected and
                                                              include such things as retrospective chart review,                                                                  Suggestion: An easy way to see
                                                              secondary data abstraction, survey, focus group, and                                                                what an image is going to print      References
                                                              interviewing. Procedures are what subjects will be                                                                  like is to change your
                                                              exposed to as part of your study. If your study involves a                                                          VIEW>ZOOM setting to 100%
                                                              treatment or intervention, that should be described here.                                                           and look at the images up close.
                                                                                                                                                                                  What you’ll see at 100% is very
                                                                                                                                                                                  close to what your images will
Significance                                                                                                                                                                      look like when printed.

Using the literature, establish any previous work that is
related to your research question.

Also, use the literature to ask the really important          Charts & Graphs                                                                   You must identify your unit of analysis, in most cases this will
question of, “Who cares, so what?”                                                                                                              be individuals but could include a classroom, a school, a
                                                                                                                                                clinic, a neighborhood, or a hospital unit. Special attention to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Contact & Printing Information
                                                              Charts & Graphs: To bring in charts and graphs from
                                                                                                                                                who is being studied is of great importance both ethically and         Send your completed poster template to
                                                              Excel, Word or other applications, go to EDIT>COPY to
                                                                                                                                                empirically. This includes having a well thought out plan for
                                                              copy your chart, come back to PowerPoint, and go to
                                                                                                                                                Recruitment (includes informed consent), Selection Criteria            research@synergymedical.org
                                                              EDIT>PASTE to paste it on the poster. You can scale
                                                                                                                                                (Inclusion/Exclusion), Sampling strategy/design (how will
                                                              the charts or graphs as needed.                                                                                                                          We encourage you to take advantage of the Synergy
                                                                                                                                                individuals or charts be selected), and how you will maintain
                                                                                                                                                Data privacy and protection.                                           Medical Research Department support including
                                                              Suggestion: Press the SHIFT key as you scale your                                                                                                        research design, IRB/privacy compliance, review of
                                                              charts or graphs to scale them proportionally.                                                                                                           presentation/publication content, data collection &
                                                                                          90                                                      Analyses                                                             management, analysis & reporting and documentation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       of scholarly activity.

                                                                                                                                                 The analytic plan is more than the statistical techniques to          Email: research@synergymedical.org
                                                                                                                                                 be used but also includes the Hypotheses, Limitations of              Phone: 989-583-6982
                                                                        Sample                                                          North
                                                                                                                                                 the Analytic Approach or Design, and Sample size
                                                               Sample            Sample
                                                                                                                                                 determination/power estimate.
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