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English-Language Titles.  

Lauren Fischer and Paul Frank

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11th edn)

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Feb 2020
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Feb 2020
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10.1093/jama/9780190246556.003.0003.022.0064
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In English-language titles, capitalize only (1) the first letter of the first word, (2) proper names, (3) names of clinical trials or study groups (eg, Community health worker home visits for adults with uncontrolled asthma: the HomeBASE Trial randomized clinical trial), and (4) abbreviations that are ordinarily capitalized (eg, DNA, EEG, VDRL). Do not enclose article and book chapter titles in quotation marks. However, if a book, book chapter, or article title contains quotation marks in the original, retain them as double quotation marks (unless both double and single quotation marks are used)....

Names of Organisms.  

Lauren Fischer and Paul Frank

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11th edn)

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10.1093/jama/9780190246556.003.0003.022.0066
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In all titles, follow the style recommended for capitalization and use of italics in scientific names of organisms (see 10.3.6, Proper Nouns, Organisms, and 14.14, Organisms and Pathogens). Use roman type for genus and species names in book titles. 1. Gerding DN, Meyer T, Lee C, et al. Administration of spores of nontoxigenic ...

Non-English Words and Phrases.  

Lauren Fischer and Paul Frank

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11th edn)

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Feb 2020
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10.1093/jama/9780190246556.003.0003.022.0067
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In all titles, follow the guidelines recommended for use of italics or roman in non-English words and phrases (see 12.1.1, Non-English Words, Phrases, and Titles, Use of Italics). For example, even if In Vivo or In Vitro were set italic in a cited title, the JAMA Network journals would set these in roman type....

Non–English-Language Titles.  

Lauren Fischer and Paul Frank

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11th edn)

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Feb 2020
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10.1093/jama/9780190246556.003.0003.022.0065
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In non–English-language titles, capitalization does not necessarily follow the same rules as in English-language titles. For example, in German titles (articles and books), all nouns and only nouns are capitalized; typically, in French, Spanish, and Italian book titles, capitalize only the first word, proper names, and abbreviations that are capitalized in English. As with English-language books, government bulletins, documents, and pamphlets, italicize the title....

Titles.  

Lauren Fischer and Paul Frank

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11th edn)

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Feb 2020
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Feb 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780190246556.003.0003.021.0055
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In titles of articles, books, parts of books, and other material, retain the spelling, abbreviations, and style for numbers used in the original. Note: Numbers that begin a title are spelled out (although exceptions are made for years; see 2.1.2, Titles and Subtitles, Numbers). Previous ...

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