Journal articles should be cited using this format even if they are found online. Do not use the format for web pages to cite journal articles.
Abbreviations of journal titles conform to those found in the PubMed Journals Database. Enter the full title in the search field and locate the NLM title abbreviation
Names of all authors should be given unless there are more than 6, in which case the names of only the first 3 authors are used followed by "et al."
Article author(s). Article title. Journal title abbreviated. Year Month Day of publication; volume number(issue number):inclusive pages.
Standard Journal Articles up to Six Authors
Daugirdas JT. Estimating weekly urine flow rate and residual kidney urea clearance: a method to deal with interdialytic variability. Semin Dial. 2016 Nov;29(6):510-514.
Morfin JA, Fluck RJ, Weinhandl ED, Kansal S, McCullough PA, Komenda P. Intensive hemodialysis and treatment complications and tolerability. Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 Nov;68(5S1):S43-S50.
More than Six Authors
Barbosa PC, Strassman RJ, da Silveira DX, et al. Psychological and neuropsychological assessment of regular hoasca users. Compr Psychiatry. 2016 Nov;71:95-105.
No Author Listed
Salmonella in backyard poultry. JAMA. 2016 Sep 13;316(10):1036.
Letter to the Editor
Latus H, Yerebakan C, Akintuerk H, Schranz D. Transcatheter interatrial communications for the treatment of left heart disease: application in the pediatric population [letter]. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Oct;35(10):1274-1275.
Published Abstract including Volume Supplement
Want LL, Ratner RE, Uwaifo GI. Safety and tolerability of long-term pramlintide therapy [abstract]. Diabetes. 2004 June; 53 Suppl 2:A150.