How to format your references using the Archives des Maladies du Coeur et des Vaisseaux - Pratique citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Archives des Maladies du Coeur et des Vaisseaux - Pratique. For a complete guide how to prepare your manuscript refer to the journal's instructions to authors.

Using reference management software

Typically you don't format your citations and bibliography by hand. The easiest way is to use a reference manager:


PaperpileThe citation style is built in and you can choose it in Settings > Citation Style or Paperpile > Citation Style in Google Docs.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
Mendeley, Zotero, Papers, and othersThe style is either built in or you can download a CSL file that is supported by most references management programs.
BibTeXBibTeX syles are usually part of a LaTeX template. Check the instructions to authors if the publisher offers a LaTeX template for this journal.

Journal articles

Those examples are references to articles in scholarly journals and how they are supposed to appear in your bibliography.

Not all journals organize their published articles in volumes and issues, so these fields are optional. Some electronic journals do not provide a page range, but instead list an article identifier. In a case like this it's safe to use the article identifier instead of the page range.

A journal article with 1 author
[1]
Adam D. Industrial solvents: clean and green...but are they mean? Nature 2000;407:938–40.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Gibbs RA, Nelson DL. Human genetics. Primate shadow play. Science 2003;299:1331–3.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Zhao J, Benlekbir S, Rubinstein JL. Electron cryomicroscopy observation of rotational states in a eukaryotic V-ATPase. Nature 2015;521:241–5.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Mir M, Kim T, Majumder A, Xiang M, Wang R, Liu SC, et al. Label-free characterization of emerging human neuronal networks. Sci Rep 2014;4:4434.

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
[1]
Chase CW Jr. Demand-Driven Forecasting. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2013.
An edited book
[1]
Gordon IJ, editor. The Vicuña: The Theory and Practice of Community Based Wildlife Management. Boston, MA: Springer US; 2009.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Vola M, Fuzellier J-F. The History of Pulmonary Embolectomy Before the Advent of CPB. In: Picichè M, editor. Dawn and Evolution of Cardiac Procedures: Research Avenues in Cardiac Surgery and Interventional Cardiology, Milano: Springer; 2013, p. 29–33.

Web sites

Sometimes references to web sites should appear directly in the text rather than in the bibliography. Refer to the Instructions to authors for Archives des Maladies du Coeur et des Vaisseaux - Pratique.

Blog post
[1]
Hamilton K. Why Getting Babies Into Strict Routines Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be. IFLScience 2016. https://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/why-getting-babies-into-strict-routines-isnt-all-its-cracked-up-to-be/ (accessed October 30, 2018).

Reports

This example shows the general structure used for government reports, technical reports, and scientific reports. If you can't locate the report number then it might be better to cite the report as a book. For reports it is usually not individual people that are credited as authors, but a governmental department or agency like "U. S. Food and Drug Administration" or "National Cancer Institute".

Government report
[1]
Government Accountability Office. Data Center Consolidation: Strengthened Oversight Needed to Achieve Cost Savings Goal. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2013.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Bigler WH. Increased substance abuse treatment for adolescents. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 2010.

News paper articles

Unlike scholarly journals, news papers do not usually have a volume and issue number. Instead, the full date and page number is required for a correct reference.

New York Times article
[1]
Marx L. After a Clumsy First Kiss, Making Out Just Fine. New York Times 2016:ST17.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in square brackets:

This sentence cites one reference [1].
This sentence cites two references [1,2].
This sentence cites four references [1–4].

About the journal

Full journal titleArchives des Maladies du Coeur et des Vaisseaux - Pratique
AbbreviationArch. Mal. Coeur Vaiss. Pratique
ISSN (print)1261-694X
ScopeCardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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