The American Medical Association (AMA) citation style is used for those involved in medical, health, or scientific writing and publishing. The AMA Style Manual was written by an expert committee of JAMA Network editors. The 11th edition covers ethical and legal issues, authorship, conflicts of interest, scientific misconduct, and intellectual property, in addition to the preparation of articles for publication, style, terminology, measurement, and quantification.
Why cite? Citing information serves three purposes:
When to cite? Citations need to be provided under the following circumstances:
Where to cite? Anytime you quote or paraphrase someone else's work, you must cite it in two places: