Citing

Learn how to cite DynaMed and DynaMed Plus topics.

Citation formats vary by style and by access method. Content from both DynaMed and DynaMed Plus is available via Internet browsing, mobile browsing and direct access from electronic health records. For simplicity, we suggest citing the Internet version.

Content is updated daily and individual topics are updated frequently. To best understand the currency of the topic cited, the citation should include the date when the topic was accessed and the date when the topic was last updated. The last update is noted immediately under the topic title.

The following examples may serve as a guide when you cite either DynaMed or DynaMed Plus content and derivative works.

DynaMed Plus Topics

National Library of Medicine, or “Vancouver style” (International Committee of Medical Journal Editors)

Citing a specific record:

DynaMed Plus [Internet]. Ipswich (MA): EBSCO Information Services. 1995 – .Record No. 113862, Acetaminophen poisoning; [updated 2015 Mar 09; cited 2015 Mar 23]; [about 24 screens]. Available from http://www.dynamed.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=DynaMed&id=113862. Registration and login required.

Citing a specific drug record:

Truven Health Analytics. DynaMed Plus [Internet]. Ipswich (MA): EBSCO Information Services. 1995 - .Record No. 233015, Varenicline; [updated 2015 Mar 9; cited 2015 May 03]; [about 16 screens]. Available from http://www.dynamed.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=DynaMed&id=233015.Registration and login required.
Citing a specific lab record:

Truven Health Analytics. DynaMed Plus [Internet]. Ipswich (MA): EBSCO Information Services. 1995 -. Record No. 907169, Serum cholesterol measurement; [updated 2015 Apr 25; cited 2015 May 03]; [about 3 screens]. Available from http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T907169/Serum-cholesterol-measurement Registration and login required.
Citing the whole database:

DynaMed Plus [Internet]. Ipswich (MA): EBSCO Information Services. 1995 – [cited 2015 May 3]. Available from http://www.www.dynamed.com. Registration and login required.

American Medical Association (AMA)

Citing a specific record:

Acetaminophen poisoning. In DynaMed Plus [database online]. EBSCO Information Services. http://www.dynamed.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=DynaMed&id=113862. Updated March 01, 2015. Accessed March 23, 2015.

Citing a specific drug record:

Varenicline. Truven Health Analytics in DynaMed Plus [database online]. EBSCO Information Services. http://www.dynamed.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=DynaMed&id=233015. Updated March 9, 2015. Accessed May 3, 2015.

Citing a specific lab record:

Serum cholesterol measurement. Truven Health Analytics in DynaMed Plus [database online]. EBSCO Information Services. http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T907169/Serum-cholesterol-measurement. Updated Apr 25, 2015. Accessed May 3, 2015.

Citing the whole database:

DynaMed Plus [database online]. Ipswich (MA): EBSCO Information Services. http://www.dynamed.com. Accessed March 23, 2010.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Citing a specific record:

DynaMed Plus. (2015, March 8). Acetaminophen poisoning. Ipswich, MA: EBSCO Information Services. Retrieved March 1, 2015, from http://www.dynamed.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=DynaMed&id=113862

Citing a specific drug record:

Truven Health Analytics Inc., DynaMed Plus. (2015, March 8). Varenicline. Ipswich, MA: EBSCO Information Services. Retrieved May 3, 2015, from http://www.dynamed.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=DynaMed&id=23301

Citing a specific lab record:

Truven Health Analytics Inc., DynaMed Plus. (2015, April 25). Cholesterol serum measurement. Ipswich, MA: EBSCO Information Services. Retrieved May 3, 2014, from http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T907169/Serum-cholesterol-measuremen

Citing using an in text citation:

Severe effects of acetaminophen poisoning are more common after age 40. (DynaMed Plus, 2015).

DynaMed Topics

National Library of Medicine, or “Vancouver style” (International Committee of Medical Journal Editors)

Citing a specific record:

DynaMed [Internet]. Ipswich (MA): EBSCO Information Services. 1995 – .Record No. 113862, Acetaminophen poisoning; [updated 2015 Mar 09; cited 2015 Mar 23]; [about 24 screens]. Available from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=dme&AN=113862&site=dynamed-live&scope=site. Registration and login required.

Citing a specific drug record:

American Society of Health System Pharmacists, Inc., DynaMed [Internet]. Ipswich (MA): EBSCO Information Services. 1995 - .Record No. 233015, Varenicline; [updated 2010 Apr 30; cited 2010 May 03]; [about 16 screens]. Available from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=dme&AN=233015&site=dynamed-live&scope=site.

Citing the whole database:

DynaMed [Internet]. Ipswich (MA): EBSCO Information Services. 1995 – [cited 2010 Mar 23]. Available from http://www.www.dynamed.com. Registration and login required.

American Medical Association (AMA)

Citing a specific record:

Acetaminophen poisoning. In DynaMed [database online]. EBSCO Information Services. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=dme&AN=113862&site=dynamed-live&scope=site. Updated March 01, 2015. Accessed March 23, 2015.

Citing a specific drug record:

Varenicline. In DynaMed [database online]. EBSCO Information Services. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=dme&AN=233015&site=dynamed-live&scope=site. Updated April 30, 2015. Accessed May 3, 2015

Citing the whole database:

DynaMed [database online]. Ipswich (MA): EBSCO Information Services. http://www.dynamed.com. Accessed March 23, 2010.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Citing a specific record:

DynaMed. (2015, March 8). Acetaminophen poisoning. Ipswich, MA: EBSCO Information Services. Retrieved March 1, 2015, from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=dme&AN=113862&site=dynamed-live&scope=site.

Citing a specific drug record:

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc., DynaMed. (2015, March 8). Varenicline. Ipswich, MA: EBSCO Information Services. Retrieved May 3, 2015, from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=dme&AN=233015&site=dynamed-live&scope=site.

Citing using an in text citation:

Severe effects of acetaminophen poisoning are more common after age 40. (DynaMed, 2015).

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