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Vancouver Citation Style Guide

Format for Print & Online Journal Articles

Article author(s). Article title. Journal title abbreviated. Year Month Day of publication; volume number(issue number):inclusive pages.

Examples of Article Citations

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.