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Vancouver Style Guide: Print journal article

This guide explains how to use the Vancouver Style. It includes a short interactive tutorial.

Print journal article

Reference: #. Author(s) Last name Initials. Title of article. Abbreviated journal title. Year of publication; Volume (Issue): Pages.


8. Halpern SD, Ubel PA, Caplan AL. Solid-organ transplantation in HIV-infected patients. N Engl J Med. 2002; 347(4):284-7.                                                                                                        


Use a superscript number (like this: ¹) in the text at the place where you are indicating that you are citing from a source.


Due to the impact of HIV infection, organ transplantation is often required over the course of the illness.8

Note: To find out the correct abbreviated journal title go to a database like PubMed and look up the journal (


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