Indicators of whether a citation is for a conference abstract:
it is held in a supplement (suppl # as issue) and single page number,
it is one or two pages and the page numbers may begin with A# or S# or i#,
it is held in supplemental issues of the journal, or
it is grouped together with a page range of abstracts, not indexed individually in the table of contents
How to retrieve the conference abstract:
Example 1: Ovid Medline
Step 1: Click on the article title to view the full record (note: the publication type is conference abstract)
Step 2: Scan the record to see if there is a link to the journal website, or in this case, a direct link to the conference abstract:
Step 3: Once on the journal's website, you may see an abstract book, or the first page of the abstract book. Download and search the PDF version of the full book by:
Example 2: Journal's Website
Wright, B., Kleinman, M. (2021). Advanced survival in complete trisomy 13. Journal of Investigative Medicine, 69(2), 421.
Step 2: Based on the information that the title is not found in the table of contents, and that it is one page, try the conference abstracts section:
Step 3: Search by the author name, or part of the title to locate the abstract, or open the PDF to locate the page number referenced.