Abstract Submission

The British Journal of Anaesthesia will publish abstracts and a special issue based on this symposium. The abstract submission is extended to 30th April 2017. All presenters of accepted abstracts are eligible for an early-bird registration rate available until 15th May 2017.

The abstacts must be submitted electronically by info@maa10.com

MAA10 Symposium Abstract Topics

  1. Epidemiology of Intraoperative Awareness
  2. Psychology of Intraoperative Awareness
  3. Intensive Care Unit and Postoperative Delirium and Cognitive Dysfunction
  4. Monitoring of Awareness and Pain during Surgery
  5. Prevention of Intraoperative Awareness
  6. Treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder after Intraoperative Awareness
  7. Mechanisms of Anesthetic Action: From Molecules to Systems
  8. Neurobiological Mechanisms of Consciousness
  9. Neurobiological Mechanisms of Memory
  10. Neurobiological Mechanisms of Pain
  11. Functional Neuroimaging
  12. Case Reports; Experience of Intraoperative Awareness

Guidance for preparation of MAA10 Abstracts for BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia


Titles should provide a reasonable indication of the contents of the abstract.  Avoid enigmatic or vague titles such as ‘An unusual cause of hypotension’. Titles in the form of a question, such as ‘Is propofol epileptogenic?’ may be acceptable.

Author details

This should include the name(s) and address(es) of all author(s) using intials only for the first and middle names without degrees. It should be made clear which address refers to which author using numerical superscripts following each name to indicate affiliations. Details of the authors’qualifications and post (e.g. consultant, senior lecturer) are not required. An email address should be included for the corresponding author, and indicated by a superscript asterisk.


The Abstract should be presented in a structured format (Background, Methods, Results and Conclusions). It should give a succinct account of the study or contents, in up to 500 words. A maximum of five (5) references are permitted. One figure or table can also be included.


Details of all funding sources for the work in question should be given, as well as any relevant disclosures of conflicts.