How to format your references using the Journal of Hypertension citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Hypertension. 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.
EndNoteDownload the output style file
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
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Bourzac K. Cell imaging: Beyond the limits. Nature 2015; 526:S50-4.
A journal article with 2 authors
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Pueyo S, Jovani R. Comment on “A keystone mutualism drives pattern in a power function.” Science 2006; 313:1739; author reply 1739.
A journal article with 3 authors
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Burlaga LF, Ness NF, Stone EC. Magnetic field observations as Voyager 1 entered the heliosheath depletion region. Science 2013; 341:147–150.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
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Burbano HA, Hodges E, Green RE, Briggs AW, Krause J, Meyer M, et al. Targeted investigation of the Neandertal genome by array-based sequence capture. Science 2010; 328:723–725.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
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Blackford R. Freedom of Religion and the Secular State. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell; 2012.
An edited book
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Kikuchi Y, Rykova EY, editors. Extracellular Nucleic Acids. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2010.
A chapter in an edited book
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Inthorn J. Medical Ethics, Fuzzy Logic and Shared Decision Making. In: Fuzziness and Medicine: Philosophical Reflections and Application Systems in Health Care: A Companion Volume to Sadegh-Zadeh’s Handbook of Analytical Philosophy of Medicine. Seising R, Tabacchi ME (editors). . Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2013. pp. 85–95.

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 Journal of Hypertension.

Blog post
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Taub B. Dark Web Drug Dealers Have Been Giving Away Their Locations With Geo-Tagged Photos. IFLScience. 2016.

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
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Government Accountability Office. Telecommunications: Interruptions of Telephone Service. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1993.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
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Garraway OL. A study of the relationship between corporate leaders’ beliefs and the firm’s strategic decisions. 2008.

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
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Pilon M. Races End Fees to Top Runners, Drawing Outcry. New York Times. 2013; :B12.

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 titleJournal of Hypertension
AbbreviationJ. Hypertens.
ISSN (print)0263-6352
ISSN (online)1473-5598
ScopePhysiology
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
Internal Medicine

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