AMA Citation Style Quick Guide

Quick Guide to Citations Using the AMA Manual of Style, 10th ed.

For complete instructions in using this format, see the AMA Manual of Style, 10th ed., either online or in print.

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Examples for:

1. Book
2. Webpage
3. Official organization report published on a webpage
4. Print journal article with six or fewer authors
5. Print journal article with more than six authors
6. Online journal article with six or fewer authors; article has a DOI
7. Online journal article with more than six authors; article does not have a DOI

Book

Example:
Iverson C, Christiansen S, Flanagin A, et al., eds. AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors. 10th ed. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2007.

Webpage

Example:
Fast facts. National Osteoporosis Foundation website. http://www.nof.org/osteoporosis/diseasefacts.htm. Accessed August 27, 2007

Official organization report published on a webpage

Example:
National Osteoporosis Foundation. Osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ): NOF scientific statement. http://www.nof.org/patientinfo/osteonecrosis.htm. Published June 14, 2006. Approved March 3, 2007. Accessed August 27, 2007.

Print journal article with six or fewer authors

Example:

Florez H, Martinez R, Chakra W, Strickman-Stein M, Levis S. Outdoor exercise reduces the risk of hypovitaminosis D in the obese. J Steroid Biochem Mol Bio. 2007;103(3-5):679-681.

Print journal article with more than six authors

Example:
Siris ES, Miller PD, Barrett-Connor E, et al. Identification and fracture outcomes of undiagnosed low bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: results from the National Osteoporosis Risk Assessment. JAMA. 2001;286(22):2815-2822.

Online journal article with six or fewer authors; article has a DOI

Example:
Florez H, Martinez R, Chakra W, Strickman-Stein M, Levis S. Outdoor exercise reduces the risk of hypovitaminosis D in the obese. J Steroid Biochem Mol Bio. 2007;103(3-5):679-681. doi:10.1016 /j.jsbmb.2006.12.032.

Online journal article with more than six authors; article does not have a DOI

Example:
Siris ES, Miller PD, Barrett-Connor E, et al. Identification and fracture outcomes of undiagnosed low bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: results from the National Osteoporosis Risk Assessment. JAMA. 2001;286(22):2815-2822. http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/reprint/286/22 /2815. Accessed April 4, 2007.

 

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