Citing References: AMA

How to cite information sources.

AMA

Book 

Chapter

O'Brien C. Drug addiction and drug abuse. In: Brunton LB, Lazo JS, Parker KL, eds. Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 11th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2015:607-629.

Edited 

Brunton LB, Lazo JS, Parker KL, eds. Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 11th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2015.

No author

Physicians' Desk Reference. 58th ed. Montvale, NJ: Thomson PDR; 2016.

One author

Shepard TH. Catalog of Tertogenic Agents. 7th ed. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press; 2015.

 

eBook

Mills D. Therapeutic Activities for the Upper Limb. Bicester, UK: Winsten Press, 2016. http://www.netlibrary.com/Details.aspx?ProductId=13739. Accessed May 29, 2016.

 

Journal Article

Print

Spencer J. Physician, heal thyself - but not on your own please. Med Educ. 2013;89(2):548-549.

Full-text 

Michaels MP, Patrickson GM. Combination of manipulation, exercise, and physical therapy for the treatment of a 57-year-old woman with lateral epicondylitis. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2015;32(2):166-172. Available at: http://search.
ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=rzh&AN=2010228600&site=ehost-live.  Accessed May 29, 2016. 


Full-text with DOI

Coppola SM, Collins SM. Is physical therapy more beneficial than unsupervised home exercise in treatment of post surgical knee disorders? A systematic review. Knee. 2016;16(3):171-175. doi: 10.1016/j.knee.2008.09.001.

 

Newspaper

Print

Di Rado A. Inflammatory breast cancer: hope on the horizon. Los Angeles Times. March 15, 2015:A3.

 

Full-text

Perex-Pina R. Children in shelters hit hard by asthma. New York Times. March 2, 2015. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/02/nyregion/02asthma.html. Accessed May 20, 2015.

 

Website

National Center for Health Statistics. Diabetes. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/diabetes.htm. Accessed May 30, 2016.

Manual

AMA Citation Tools

Citation tools automate formatting references.

There are several citation tools that work with the AMA style:

If you do use these tools, be sure to review your results carefully. You are responsible for the accuracy of your paper's citations. Refer to the  AMA Manual of Style for definitive information.

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