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Indented vs Run-in Style 

Indented vs Run-in Style
Medical Indexes

Bruce McGregor

and Harriet S. Meyer

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date: 17 January 2020

In indented style, main headings are followed by indented subheadings, each on its own line. In run-in style, subheadings appear continuously, not on separate lines, and are separated by commas.Indented: SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), 75 79, 145 148  in China, 187 189  drug therapy for   antibiotics, 18, 20   corticosteroids, 357   interferon alfa, 402  etiology of, 93, 105, 117  quarantine for, 167, 235  in Toronto, 280 Run-in: SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), 75 79, 145 148, in China, 187 189, drug therapy for, 18, 20, 357, 402, etiology of, 93, 105, 117, quarantine for, 167, 235, in Toronto, 280 The

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