Author(s). Title. Journal Name [using NLM abbreviations]. Year;vol(issue No.):inclusive pages. URL or DOI [Omit URLs and DOIs from your citation if it's a link to a library resource]. Published [date]. Updated [date]. Accessed [date].
NOTE: Omit "Published" and "Updated" dates if information is not supplied. "Accessed" date not required if DOI is present.
Clarke EL, Evans JR, Smeeth L. Community screening for visual impairment in older people. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018;(2):CD001054. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD001054.pub3.
Author(s). Book Title. [Edition number, if it is the second edition or above] ed. City, State (or country) of publisher: Publisher's name; copyright year. URL or DOI: [omit URL if accessed through the library]. Accessed [date].
Krinsky DL, Ferreri SP, Hemstreet B, et al. Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs: An Interactive Approach to Self-Care. 19th ed. Washington, DC: American Pharmacists Association; 2019. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Author(s). Chapter title. In: Editor(s). Book Title. [Edition number, if it is the second edition or above] ed. City, State (or country) of publisher: Publisher's name; copyright year:inclusive pages. URL or DOI: [omit URL if accessed through the library]. Accessed [date].
Haine CL. The ophthalmic case historian. In: Benjamin WJ, Borish IM, eds. Borish's Clinical Refraction. 2nd ed. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier; 2006:195-216. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Author(s), if given (skip if not given). Title of the specific item cited (if none given, name of the organization responsible for the web site). Name of the Web site. URL. Published [date]. Updated [date]. Accessed [date].
National diabetes statistics report. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Web site. https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/data/statistics/statistics-report.html. Updated February 24, 2018. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Medication Name [package insert]. City, State Abbreviation: Manufacturer’s Name; Year.
Byetta(R) [package insert]. San Diego, CA: Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc; 2007.
General AMA Rules
List author names starting with the last name followed by first and middle initials, no periods.
If there are more than six authors, list the first three followed by et al.
Example: Jordan CJ, Cao J, Newman AH, et al.
For article and chapter titles, capitalize only the first letter of the first word of the title, as well as proper names and acronyms.
Capitalize all main words for journal and book titles.