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Physical Therapy Assistant: Citing DynaMed

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Citing DynaMed in APA

Below are examples of how to cite a specific record, a drug record, and a weekly update from DynaMed.  Also included is information on how to do an in-text citation.

Use the examples given, replacing the last update/published date, article title, retrieved from date, and permalink with the information for the specific record that you are citing.  To get the permalink, look for the the permalink icon, , in the tools list on the right side of the specific record/article that you are looking at.


American Psychological Association (APA)

Citing a specific record:

DynaMed. (2008, March 8). Acetaminophen poisoning. Ipswich, MA:EBSCO Information Services. Retrieved March 23, 2010, from


Citing a specific drug record:

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc., DynaMed. (2008, March 8). Varenicline. Ipswich, MA:EBSCO Information Services. Retrieved May 3, 2010, from


Citing using an in text citation:

Severe effects of acetaminophen poisoning are more common after age 40. (DynaMed, 2010).


Citing the DynaMed Weekly Update:

DynaMed Editorial Staff. (2010, March 23) Lenient Rate Control and Strict Rate Control for Atrial Fibrillation Appear to have Similar Cardiovascular Outcomes. DynaMed Weekly Update 5(12). Retrieved March 27, 2010 from 1103221231828.html