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How to Cite ACP Journal Club

The citation styles give below reflect ACP Journal Club's status as an independent publication, beginning with the November/December 1994 issue. Citation of material published in earlier issues should follow the citation guidelines published in those issues.

1. Citation of material from an editorial published before May 2008:

Haynes RB. ACP Journal Club is dead. . . Long live ACP Journal Club [Editorial]. ACP J Club. 2008 Mar-Apr;148:A8.

2. Citation of material from an editorial published in or after May 2008:

Glasziou P. Applying evidence: what's the next action [Editorial]. ACP J Club. 2009;150:JC1-2.

3. Citation for material taken from a structured abstract published before May 2008:

Donezepil was no better than placebo for agitation in patients with Alzheimer disease [Abstract]. ACP J Club. 2008 Mar-Apr;148:33. Abstract of: Howard RJ, Juszczak E, Ballard CG, et al. Donezepil for the treatment of Alzheimer disease. N Engl J Med. 2007;357:1382-92.

4. Citation for material taken from a structured abstract published in or after May 2008:

Rosuvastatin prevented major cardiovascular events in persons with elevated C-reactive protein [Abstract]. ACP J Club. 2009;150:JC1-4. Abstract of: Ridker PM, Danielson E, Fonseca FA, et al. Rosuvastatin to prevent vascular events in men and women with elevated C-reactive protein. N Engl J Med. 2008;359:2195-207.

5. Citation for material taken from a commentary to an abstract published before May 2008:

Granger CB. Review: Angiotensin II receptor blocker plus angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor increases risk for adverse effects [Comment]. ACP J Club. 2008 Mar-Apr;148:35.

6. Citation for material taken from a commentary to an abstract published in or after May 2008:

Campbell-Scherer D, Montori V. Rosuvastatin prevented major cardiovascular events in persons with elevated C-reactive protein [Comment]. ACP J Club. 2009; 150:JC1-4.

7. Citation for material taken from a letter:

Waist-hip ratio is a practical and valid predictor of CAD risk [Letter]. ACP J Club. 2008 Jan-Feb;148:A9; author reply A9.


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