Citation Guide

Print Journal Article: Basic AMA Format

Author AA. Title of article: Capital letter also for subtitle. Abbreviated Title of Journal.  Year; Volume number(Issue number): page numbers.

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Print Journal Article: AMA Examples

Brown CJ, Flood KL. Mobility limitation in the older patient: A clinical review. JAMA. 2013;310(11):1168-1177.

Sheng A, Dalziel P, Liteplo A, Fagenholz P, Noble V. Focused assessment with sonography in trauma and abdominal computed tomography utilization in adult trauma patients: Trends over the last decade. Emerg Med Int. 2013;2013:678380.