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Use AMA Style (American Medical Association Style) to format papers.

Need to use AMA citation style?

Use the tabs above or these links to learn how to cite online items or print items in a bibliography; properly format citations in your paper; and details to remember about AMA style

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What is AMA Style?

The American Medical Association (AMA) style was created by editors of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). AMA style specifies writing and citation styles for scholarly works in medicine. AMA style is internationally recognized and is used throughout disciplines in the health sciences. The AMA Manual of Style was first published in 1963, and is currently in its 10th edition (2007).

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