Types of Index - AMA Manual of Style

Subscriber Login

  • This account has no valid subscription for this site.

Forgotten your password?

Contents
Page of

Types of Index 

Chapter:
Medical Indexes
Author(s):

Bruce McGregor

and Harriet S. Meyer

Page of

PRINTED FROM AMA MANUAL OF STYLE ONLINE (www.amamanualofstyle.com). © American Medical Association, 2009. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the license agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in AMA Manual of Style Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).  Subscriber: null; date: 14 February 2016

Types of Index

A single index is the most convenient for the reader.4 However, separate author and subject indexes are common in biomedical publications, especially journals. Separate indexes should be “visually distinct”4(p757) and be distinguished typographically and by running headers or footers.4

Previous | Next