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Abstract

A brief summary at the beginning of an article, paper, or presentation. Abstracts are commonly associated with academia; for example, an economics professor may attach an abstract to a publication. However, it may also be used with a business presentation.
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Borko and Bernier (1975), for example, regard abstracting as a form of writing that has a unique style (it is not a "natural" form); abstracts must be brief, accurate, and clearly written.
Whether it's Google, an expanding competitive landscape or diminishing library budgets, the Abstracting & Indexing industry is facing many changes in 2005.
Five healthcare organizations purchased Quantim Abstracting as a part of multiple HIM product contracts in the second quarter, including the following three care delivery providers:
We are deploying unique imaging, scanning and Internet technologies in tumor registry abstracting that enables our Certified Tumor Registrars to work from their homes.
Developed as an advanced information management tool, Quantim Abstracting enables users to capture, structure and perform detailed analyses of clinical data.