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This guide provides a brief overview of using the AMA format and using ZoteroBib to generate a bibliography.

AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors

You can use a free tool, ZoteroBib, to format your citations. See the ZoteroBib tab for more information and an example.

AMA Citation Examples

  1. Book: (See p. 53 3.12.2 in AMA Manual of Style 10th ed)
    Author A, Author B, Author C. Title of Work. Edition number (do not indicate first edition).  Place of Publication: Publisher; date.

    Examples

    Reference to a book, two or more authors
    Doubilet PM, Benson CB, Benacerraf BR. 
    Atlas of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Multimedia Reference. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA:  Wolters Kluwer; 2019.

    Reference to a book, two editors
    Curry RA, Tempkin BB, eds. 
    Sonography: Introduction to Normal Structure and Function. 4th ed. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier; 2016.

     
  2. Book chapter (See p. 53 3.12.4 in AMA Manual of Style 10th ed)
    Capitalize chapter title as for a journal article title and include page number range for chapter.

    Example
    Woletz, P. The use of ultrasound in the first trimester. In: Stephenson, SR, Dmitrieva, J, eds. Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Obstetrics and Gynecology.  4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwers Health; 2018:333-351.

     
  3. Web site: (See p. 68 3.15.3 in AMA Manual of Style 10th ed)

    Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Web site. https://www.sdms.org/. Accessed January 14, 2019.

     
  4. Official organization report published on a webpage: (See p. 69 3.15.5 in AMA Manual of Style 10th ed)

    Murphey, S. Work related musculoskeletal disorders in sonography. https://www.sdms.org/docs/default-source/Resources/work-related-musculoskeletal-disorders-in-sonography-white-paper.pdf?status=Temp&sfvrsn=0.6360950879497884. Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. White Paper Series. Published 2018. Accessed January 14, 2019.

     
  5. Online journal article with more than six authors; article has a DOI: (See p. 64-65 3.15.1 in AMA Manual of Style 10th ed)

    Sommerich, CM, Evans, KD, Lavender, SA, et al. Collaborating with sonographers and vascular technologists to develop ergonomics interventions to address work-related musculoskeletal disorders. J Diagn Med Sonogr. 2018;35(1):23–37. doi:10.1177/8756479318810710

     
  6. Online journal article with 2 authors; article has a DOI:

    Whitson MR, Mayo PH. Ultrasonography in the emergency department. Crit Care. 2016;20(1):227. doi:10.1186/s13054-016-1399-x

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