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Medicine - MS1

A collection of library resources for MS1 medical students.

Using AMA Format

A complete guide to using AMA citation style can be found here: http://libguides.libraries.wsu.edu/ama

AMA Citation Formats & Examples

eBook Chapter:

Author(s). Chapter title. In: Editor(s), eds. Book Title. [Edition number, if it is the second edition or above] ed. City, State of publisher: Publisher's name; copyright year:inclusive pages. [URL]. Accessed [date].

Alpers CE, Chang A. The kidney. In: Kumar V, Abbas AK, Aster JC, eds. Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease. 9th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2015:897-957. https://ntserver1.wsulibs.wsu.edu:3244/#!/content/book/3-s2.0-B9781455726134000207. Accessed November 21, 2017.

eBook:

Author(s). Book Title. [Edition number, if it is the second edition or above] ed. City, State of publisher: Publisher's name; copyright year. [URL]. Accessed [date].

Gordis L. Epidemiology. 5th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2014. https://ntserver1.wsulibs.wsu.edu:3244/#!/browse/book/3-s2.0-C20090629858. Accessed November 21, 2017.

Online Article (DOI):

Author(s). Title. Journal Name [using National Library of Medicine abbreviations]. Year;vol(issue):inclusive pages. doi: [doi number].

Emmanuel Y, Thorne SA. Heart disease in pregnancy. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2015;29(5):579-97. doi: 10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2015.04.002.

Online Article (no DOI):

Author(s). Title. Journal Name [using National Library of Medicine abbreviations]. Year;vol(issue):inclusive pages. [URL]. Accessed [date].

Emmanuel Y, Thorne SA. Heart disease in pregnancy. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2015;29(5):579-97. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26026739. Accessed November 21, 2017.

Webpage:

Author(s). Title of the specific item cited. Name of the Web site. [URL]. Published [date]. Updated [date]. Accessed [date].

*If no title of the webpage is given, use the name of the organization responsible for the site

*If an element is missing, skip it and move on to the next element.

Harrison P. In US, 4 out of 10 cancers could be prevented. Medscape. https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/888976. Published November 21, 2017. Accessed November 21, 2017.

Note on Authors

*Use author's last name followed by initials without periods.

*If there are more than six authors, list the first three followed by "et al."

*Do not use and between names.

1 author Doe JF.
2 authors Doe JF, Roe JP.
6 authors Doe JF, Roe JP, Coe RT, Loe JT, Poe EA, van Voe AE.
More than 6 authors Doe JF, Roe JP, Coe, RT, et al.
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