Vancouver Examples - Books - Dictionary/encyclopaedia

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Author AA, Author BB. Title. Edition. Place of publication: Publisher; Year. Title of entry; page number.


[20] Christensen AJ, Martin R, Morrison Smyth J. Encyclopedia of health psychology. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers; c2004. Relapse Prevention; p.245.



Author AA, Author BB. Title [Internet]. Edition. Place of publication: Publisher; Year of publication. Title of entry; [cited Year Month Day]; [# of pages/paragraphs/screens]. Available from: http://www.xxxx.xx.xx


[4] Mosby's Medical Dictionary [Internet]. 10th ed. St Louis (MO): Elsevier; 2017. Galactosemia; [cited 2017 Dec 17]; [about 2 paragraphs]. Available from: docID=4747147


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