Published: 27 December 2014
Author(s): V.G. Menditto, S. Tedesco, L. Manfredi, L. Postacchini, G. Pomponio
Section: Letter to the Editor

It has been suggested that the quality of research output from a scientific meeting may be roughly estimated through the rate of presented abstracts which are subsequently published as full-text reports in international indexed journals, namely abstract-to publication rate (A:P) [1]. However, a recent review [2] pointed out a less than half A:P from Anglo-Saxon countries, raising the concern that an even lower A:P could be find out of the not English speaking world. We performed a cross-sectional study to assess the A:P for presentations from a recent Italian national emergency medicine conference and to investigate factors correlating with the publication success.


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