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Reference Guide for Pharmacy Students: Journal Article (print or electronic)

Citation format based on AMA for College of Pharmacy students

Journal Article

Author Last Name First Initial Middle Initial. Title of article. Accepted Abbreviation of Journal Title. Year;vol(issue No.):page number/s. doi.(if available) Skip any part that does not exist (such as page numbers, volume, or issue).

In listed references, the names of all authors should be given unless there are more than 6, in which case the names of the first 3 authors are used, followed by “et al.”.

Examples
Morris JL, Kraus DM. New antiretroviral therapies for pediatric HIV infection.
J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2005;10(4):215-247.

Overholser BR, Kays MB, Forrest A, et al. Sex-related differences in the pharmacokinetics of oral ciprofloxacin. J Clin Pharmacol. 2004;44:10(9):12-22. doi:10.1177/0091270004266843
 

Roumie CL, Zillich AJ, Bravata DM, et al. Hypertension treatment intensification among stroke survivors with uncontrolled blood pressure. Stroke. 2015;46(2):465-470. doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.007566

Letter [or Editorial]
Tisdale JE. Role of the pharmacist in managing hypertension in patients with diabetes [letter]. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2006;63:1129.