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BUCOP Citation Guide

Citation Format

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The exact rules in the AMA Manual of Style can be found here.

Click here to search for abbreviated journal names

The exact rules in the AMA Manual of Style can be found here.

Click here to search for abbreviated journal names

The exact rules in the AMA Manual of Style can be found here.

Examples: Journal Articles

Article with up to 6 authors (list all authors)

Turner EH, Matthews AM, Linardatos E, Tell RA, Rosenthal R. Selective publication of antidepressant trials and its influence on apparent efficacy. N Engl J Med. 2008;358(3):252-260. doi:10.1056/NEJMsa065779

Article with more than 6 authors (list the first 3 then, et al)

Davis SL, McKinnon PS, Hall LM, et al. Daptomycin versus vancomycin for complicated skin and skin structure infections: clinical and economic outcomes. Pharmacotherapy. 2007;27(12):1611-1618. doi:10.1592/phco.27.12.1611

Article conducted for a group of investigators

Hacke W, Kaste M, Bluhmki E, et al; ECASS Investigators. Thrombolysis with alteplase 3 to 4.5 hours after acute ischemic stroke. N Engl J Med. 2008;359(13):1317-1329. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa0804656

Article from supplement

Geerts WH, Pineo GF, Heit JA, et al. Prevention of venous thromboembolism: the seventh ACCP conference on antithrombotic and thrombolytic therapy. Chest. 2004;126(3 Suppl):338S-400S. doi:10.1378/chest.126.3_suppl.338S

Editorials or letters

Duong L, Xu P, Eskenazi J, Liu A. Neurohospitalist and COVID-19. Letter. Acta Neurol Belg. 2020;120(6):1485. doi:10.1007/s13760-020-01470-8

Article with e-Locator Instead of Pages

Sullivan HW, Aikin KJ, Chung-Davies E, Wade M. Prescription drug promotion from 2001-2014: data from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. PLoS One. 2016;11(5):e0155035. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155035

Article Published Online Ahead of Print

Tse J, LaStella D, Chow E, et al. Telehealth acceptability and feasibility among people served in a community behavioral health system during the COVID-19 pandemic. Psychiatr Serv. Published online May 7, 2021. doi:10.1176/appi.ps.202000623

Retracted Article

Mehra MR, Desai SS, Ruschitzka F, Patel AN. Hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine with or without a macrolide for treatment of COVID-19: a multinational registry analysis. Lancet. Published online May 22, 2020. Retracted in: Lancet. Published online June 5, 2020. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31180-6