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Box 25Articles titles ending in punctuation other than a period

  • Most journal article titles end in a period. Place [letter] or [abstract] inside the period.
    • Ch'ng A, Lowe M. Celecoxib allergies and cross-reactivity [letter]. Intern Med J. Forthcoming 2006.
  • If an article title ends in another form of punctuation, keep that punctuation and follow [letter] or [abstract] with a period.
    • Ammendola E, Russo V, Politano L, Santangelo L, Calabro R. Is heart rate variability a valid parameter to predict sudden death in patients with Becker's muscular dystrophy? [letter]. Heart. Forthcoming 2006.

From: Chapter 11, Forthcoming ("in press")

Cover of Citing Medicine
Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers [Internet]. 2nd edition.
Patrias K, author; Wendling D, editor.
Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2007-.

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