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Exclamation Point.  

Cheryl Iverson

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

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10.1093/jama/9780190246556.003.0008.022.0334
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Exclamation points indicate emotion, an outcry, or a forceful comment. Avoid their use except in direct quotations and in rare and special circumstances. They are not appropriate in scientific manuscripts and are more common in less formal articles, such as blog posts and informal essays, where added emphasis may be appropriate. If they are used, do not repeat the punctuation mark for emphasis....
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Period, Question Mark, Exclamation Point.  

Cheryl Iverson

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

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780190246556.003.0008.021.0139
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Periods, question marks, and exclamation points are the 3 end-of-sentence punctuation marks. Previous | Next Periods are the most common end-of-sentence punctuation mark. Use a period at the end of a declarative or imperative sentence and at the end of each table footnote and each figure legend or caption (but ...

Period.  

Cheryl Iverson

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

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780190246556.003.0008.022.0332
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Periods are the most common end-of-sentence punctuation mark. Use a period at the end of a declarative or imperative sentence and at the end of each table footnote and each figure legend or caption (but not at the end of figure or table titles). Advances in medical technology have saved many lives....

Question Mark.  

Cheryl Iverson

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

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780190246556.003.0008.022.0333
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The primary use of the question mark is to end interrogative sentences. When did he go into private practice? Is it time to make mind-body approaches available for chronic low back pain? Rhetorical questions posed as direct questions usually take a question mark. Are you serious?...

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