ISAMadrid 2019 : International Stillbirth Alliance - Annual Conference on Perinatal Mortality and Bereavement Care
Call For Papers
ACCEPTING ABSTRACTS UNTIL 31ST MARCH 2019
- In-Person attendees will be eligible to submit abstracts for selection as Oral and/or Poster presentations during the conference.
- Online-Streaming attendees will be eligible to submit abstracts for E-poster presentations.
- A maximum of five abstracts may be submitted per attendee (in-person or online attendance).
- The top 5 abstracts will be selected for oral presentation in the main auditorium.
- 30+ abstracts will be selected for oral presentation during breakout sessions.
- All submissions welcome and will be peer reviewed by the Scientific Committee.
- Abstracts can only be submitted in English.
- Abstracts accepted for Oral presentation can be presented in English or Spanish.
- Abstracts accepted for Poster or E-poster presentation at the conference can only be presented in English.
- All abstracts must be submitted online using the abstract submission form (see the abstract submission process tab).
- Abstracts sent by email, fax, or incomplete entries will not be considered for review.
Abstract submission opens 1st February 2019
Deadline for abstract submission 30th March 2019
Notification of submission outcome 15th May 2019
End of the early bird registration 30th May 2019
Deadline for confirmation of acceptance of oral and/or poster presentation 15th June 2019
MAIN CONFERENCE THEMES AND TOPIC AREAS
- Parents’ experiences of care - listening to parents and understanding their needs
Improving care quality through the development and implementation of care standards and practice guidelines
- Providing perinatal and neonatal palliative care
- Care provision following detection of life limiting fetal anomalies (diagnosis, counselling and decision-making, care)
- Causes and risk factors for perinatal death
- Perinatal mortality prevention strategies
- Classification, investigation and audit of perinatal death
- Pregnancy after loss
- Community based care: follow-up care, support associations and support groups
- Perinatal bereavement: personal and social experiences of grief
- Woman-centred birth planning and management
- Puerperal care (lactation suppression, milk donation)
- Respectful disposition: practices and bioethics in disposition of the body and handling of remains/tissue
- The legal framework of stillbirth: legal and social personhood, care legislation, criminalisation
- Postpartum care/rituals
- Healthcare professionals experiences of perinatal death and systems to support healthcare professionals
- The socio-economic impact of perinatal death
- Diagnosis and communication of bad news