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AMA Style - 10th edition

Examples and information on how to create bibliographies and format student papers in the style of the American Medical Association's Manual of Style.

Format for Book Chapter Citations

Citing a Chapter from an Edited Print Book:

Elements Needed

Authors of chapter
Chapter title
Editor(s) names
Title of book
Edition (unless it is a first edition)
Place of publication
Publisher
Year of copyright
Page numbers

Format:

  1. Author FM, Author FM. Title of chapter. In Editor FM, Editor FM, eds. Title of Book. 2nd ed. City of Publication, ST: Publishers Name; Year: page-page.

 


 

Citing a Chapter from an Edited eBook:

Elements Needed

Authors of chapter
Chapter title
Editor(s) names
Title of book
Edition (unless it is a first edition)
Place of publication
Publisher
Year of copyright
Page numbers
URL
Accessed date

Format:

  1. Author FM, Author FM. Title of chapter. Editor FM, Editor FM, eds. Title of Book. 2nd ed. City of Publication, ST: Publishers Name; Year: page-page. http://URL. Accessed Month Day, Year.

Examples: Book Chapters

Chapter from an Edited Print Book Examples

  1. Allen GE. The ideology of elimination: American and German eugenics, 1900-1945. In: Nicosia FR, Huener J, eds. Medicine and Medical Ethics in Nazi Germany: Origins, Practices, Legacies. New York, NY: Berghahn Books; 2002:13-39.
  2. Dai-Kha D, Ganesan S, Waxler-Morrison N. People of Vietnamese descent. In Waxler-Morrison N, Anderson JM, Richardson ER, Chambers NA, eds. Cross-Cultural Caring: A Handbook for Health Professionals. 2nd ed. Vancouver, Canada: UBCPress; 2005:247-288.
  3. Plotnikoff GA, Dandurand DE. Integrating spiritual assessment and care. In Rakel D, ed. Integrative Medicine. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2012:964-969.
  4. Stanton AL, Danoff-Burg S, Gallant SJ. Enhancing women's health: current status and directions in research and practice. In Jamner MS, Stokols D, eds. Promoting Human Wellness: New Frontiers for Research, Practice, and Policy. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press; 2000:615-642.
  5. Ruschman D, Thompson R, Stafford T. Socialism meets social marketing: jump-starting the commercial contraceptive market in the former Soviet Republic of Kazakhstan. In Cheng H, Kotler P, Lee NR, eds. Social Marketing for Public Health: Global Trends and Success Stories. Boston, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers; 2011:249-278.

Chapter from an Edited eBook Examples

  1. Molina G, Vargas J, Londono B. Decentralization and public health: an anlysis of the health system in five Latin American countries - Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia and Mexico. In Regmi K, ed. Decentralizing Health Services: A Global Perspective. New York, NY: Springer; 2014:33-62. http://www.springer.com/public+health/book/978-1-4614-9070-8. Accessed July 1, 2014.
  2. Asada Y. A summary measure of health inequalities: incorporating group and individual inequalities. In Eyal N, Hurst SA, Norheim OF, Wikler D, eds. Inequalities in Health: Concepts, Measures, and Ethics. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2014:1-16. http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199931392.do. Accessed July 1, 2014.