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Citing Dynamed and Rehab Reference Center

Only use this template for items in library databases that are exclusive content to the database (i.e. are not found outside the database). Databases include DynaMed, CQ Researcher, Nursing Reference Center, Rehabilitation Reference Center,  A to Z the World and some resources in Opposing Viewpoints and Health and Wellness. Otherwise, use the guidelines for journal or newspaper articles.


Author, A. A. (Year or Date). Title of article. Database Name. Retrieved date, from OR http://xxxxx


Lee, Y. A. (2020, October 7). Acute low back pain. DynaMed. Retrieved October 8, 2020, from

Kirby, J. (n.d.). Austria: The business experience. A to Z the World. Retrieved October 7, 2019, from

(Kirby, n.d.)

Sources: APA Publication Manual or Concise Guide, 10.1 (examples 13-14); APA Style: Database Information in References

Citing MedBridge

This citation format is for use when citing exercises in the educational versions of patient portals, like MedBridge, used in PTH courses. It is based on the generic APA format, and has been approved by PTH faculty. Note: with these type of resources, the corporate author is usually also the source, and they do not need to be listed twice in the reference.

Reference Template

Author. (Date). Title [Format]. Source.


MedBridge. (n.d.). Prone hip extension [Exercise].

In-Text citation template

(Author, date, First 3-4 words of title)


(MedBridge, n.d., Prone hip extension)