References within the text of the manuscript should be cited with superscript numbers in the order in which they appear in the manuscript.
Example: As reported in several studies,3-10
Example: The derived data were as follows5,6:
3.5 Numbering, 3.6 Citation
When authors are mentioned in the text, only last names are used.
Example: Smith5 reported that...
Example: Smith and Doe5 reported that...
Example: Smith et al5 reported that...