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Citation Style Guide: AMA

What are APA, MLA, Turabian, & Chicago? How do I apply a citation style to my paper?

Who & Why?

Who uses AMA?

From Reviews of the 10th edition

"Essential tool for physicians and other health professionals. In addition to the basics of grammar and citation, it leads writers through the thickets of abbreviation, nomenclature, and quantitation."—Mary Ellen Quinn, review in Booklist

"For medical writers and editors, the AMA Manual of Style remains the unrivaled point of departure."—Susan Hesse, review in Copyediting

AMA is for physicians and others in the health professions, medical writers, and editors of medical texts, journals, and magazines. (CAL)

Why AMA?

AMA Manual of Style

AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors

(Image of book cover. Title is AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors, 10th edition, published by JAMA & Archives/Journals. Image is hyperlinked to official AMA Manual of Style website.)