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How to cite using AMA in the Health Sciences: Protocols

This guide covers the basics of the American Medical Association's (AMA) citation style.

Format, Example and Tips - Protocols

Elements to include and formatting

Author(s). Protocol name. In: editor(s), ed. Book Title. Edition number (do not indicate 1st edition). Publisher name; copyright year:pages of protocol.

Example

  1. Cappuccino JG, Sherman N. Gram stain. In: Wasfi O, ed. Medical Microbiology Lab Manual for PHARM 232L. Pearson Learning Solutions; 2011:55-57.

Tips

  • The AMA Manual of Style does not have a specific example for referencing a protocol—this is a recommended approach which may need to be tweaked depending on the information you have (or don't have).
  • Book titles should be in italics.

Questions?

Questions about the AMA Manual of Style? 

Contact the librarians at the
NJM Health Sciences Library
healthlibrary@umanitoba.ca
200 level, Brodie Centre

The content and design of this page was copied and adapted from the guide "AMA Style: the Basics for Pharmacy Writing" written and developed by Caitlin Carter, University of Waterloo Library.