Anesthesia Research Award granted by Edwards Lifesciences
|Regulations Anesthesia Research Award granted by Edwards Lifesciences
About the Anesthesia Research Award
The objective of the Edwards Lifesciences Research Awards is to stimulate investigations and medical improvements in clinical practice on hemodynamics.
3 Awards will be adjudged:
Best Abstract Hemodynamics: € 250 – CLOSED
Best ManaMa paper Hemodynamics: € 500 – 4 April 2022
Best published/ accepted paper Hemodynamics: € 2000 – CLOSED
Announcement of the winning manuscript
The public announcement of the winner and the presentation of the prize will take place during the Graduation Day for the best Abstract and best ManaMa thesis and at the Annual Meeting of the Belgian Society of Anesthesiology, Resuscitation, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Management for the full paper. The winning author will be invited to be present to receive the award. A representative of Lifesciences Edwards, will hand over the award.
Lifesciences Edwards, together with the president of the jury, reserves the right to modify the regulations. These regulations and all modifications will be published on the website (www.besarpp.be).
Participation and assessment
All candidates meeting the following criteria are welcome to participate :
• member of BeSARPP;
• be actively involved in anesthesia ;
• hold a medical degree and practise medicine in Belgium
Participants can submit a new manuscript or a manuscript that was published less than 12 months before the submission deadline of the Edwards Lifesciences Research Award.
A jury of leading experts in the domain of anesthesiology will select the most innovative manuscript. The jury will judge each entry on the following criteria :
• methodology F
or each of these criteria, the members of the jury will give a score from 1 to 5 (1 = bad, 2 = moderate, 3 = good, 4 = very good, 5 = excellent).
The sum of the scores granted by all the members of the jury will determine the winner of the Edwards Lifesciences Research Award.
Each member of the jury involved or partially involved in one of the submitted papers will be excluded in the assessment of the abstract/ManaMa thesis/full article in question.
If the jury finds that none of the submitted works is sufficiently innovative, they may decide not to assign the award that year.
Manuscript requirements – ManaMa
All submitted manuscripts should be written in English and should consist of the following sections : introduction, discussion, conclusion and appropriate references.
Manuscripts should be signed by each author. A manuscript should count approximately 3 pages (max. 300 words per page). For larger manuscripts, a summary of 3 pages should be submitted, excluding the references (max. 20 references).
Measurements should all be in international metric units. No abbreviations should be used in the title or in the keywords. The first abbreviation will always be accompanied by the full text, with the exception of measurements. Only standard abbreviations will be used. The manuscript should preferably be submitted as a text file.
The winning manuscript may be edited by the editorial staff of the Acta Anaesthesiologica Belgica, in close consultation with the author. The author will always remain responsible for the final content of the manuscript.
The deadline for submission for the year 2022: 4 April
Published or accepted papers can be submitted as a full manuscript. Entries should be sent to (by e-mail): email@example.com
The secretariat will ensure that the members of the jury receive copies of all manuscripts.
The jury for the Anesthesia Research Award
The presidents of the jury : Steffen Rex (UZ Leuven) and Mona Momeni (St. Luc Brussels)
The members of the jury :
Prof. Dr J. Poelaert (University Hospital VUBrussels)
Prof. Dr L. Sermeus (University Hospital St.Luc Brussels)
Prof. Dr J.F. Brichant (University Hospital CHU Liege)
Prof. Dr M. Van De Velde (University Hospital KULeuven)
Prof. Dr P. Wouters (University Hospital Ghent)
Dr V. Saldien(University Hospital Antwerp)
Prof. Dr L. Van Obbergh (University Hospital ULBrussels)