How to format your references using the Current Anesthesiology Reports citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Current Anesthesiology Reports. 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. Marx V. Neurobiology: Brain mapping in high resolution. Nature. 2013;503:147–52.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Pasare C, Medzhitov R. Toll pathway-dependent blockade of CD4+CD25+ T cell-mediated suppression by dendritic cells. Science. 2003;299:1033–6.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Ohl FW, Scheich H, Freeman WJ. Change in pattern of ongoing cortical activity with auditory category learning. Nature. 2001;412:733–6.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Yin L, Wang J, Klein PS, Lazar MA. Nuclear receptor Rev-erbalpha is a critical lithium-sensitive component of the circadian clock. Science. 2006;311:1002–5.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Stewart R. Plautus and Roman Slavery. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2012.
An edited book
1. Helleseth T, Sarwate D, Song H-Y, Yang K, editors. Sequences and Their Applications - SETA 2004: Third International Conference, Seoul, Korea, October 24-28, 2004. Revised Selected Papers. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2005.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Scaglione A, Peter Hong Y-W, Mergen BS. Cooperative Strategies in Dense Sensor Networks. In: Ferrari G, editor. Sensor Networks: Where Theory Meets Practice. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2009. p. 61–74.

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 Current Anesthesiology Reports.

Blog post
1. Andrew E. Underwater Volcano In West Indies May Erupt Soon [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/environment/underwater-volcano-kick-em-jenny-west-indies-may-erupt-soon/

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. Domestic Aviation: Changes in Airfares, Service, and Safety Since Airline Deregulation. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1996 Apr. Report No.: T-RCED-96-126.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Viramontes M. Parenting styles and practices and their impact on school behavior [Doctoral dissertation]. [Long Beach, CA]: California State University, Long Beach; 2009.

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. Pilon M. The Progressive Who Didn’t Pass ‘Go.’ New York Times. 2015 Feb 15;BU1.

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 titleCurrent Anesthesiology Reports
AbbreviationCurr. Anesthesiol. Rep.
ISSN (online)2167-6275
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