Instructions for contributors
Version of Record online: 13 FEB 2007
Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology
Volume 44, Issue 4, pages 287–288, April 2002
How to Cite
(2002), Instructions for contributors. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 44: 287–288. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8749.2002.tb00810.x
- Issue online: 13 FEB 2007
- Version of Record online: 13 FEB 2007
- For original articles and case reports, authors and dates are cited in text (et al. for three or more authors), with full listing in alphabetical order at the end of the paper. For annotations, works are numbered in the references and these numbers are inserted in the text as superscripts..
- Journal articles: All authors should be listed with initials, followed by the date, full title of the article, then abbreviated journal title in italics (go to www.nlm.nih.gov/tsd/serials/lji.html for the Index Medicus list of recognised abbreviations), followed by volume number and page numbers..
- 1961) Accident neurosis. BMJ 5230: 919–25. (
- 1984) Posterior capsulotomy fo the treatmeht of severe flexion con-tractures of the knee. J Pediatr Orthop 4: 700–4. , , , (
- If an article has only one page number, the nature of the publication should be stated in parentheses at the end of the reference:.
- 1990) A developmental study of 3-year-old children in a London borough. Dev Med Child Neurol 33: 123. (Letter). , , (
- Book-chapter: All authors, followed by date, then chapter title, then editor/authors of book and book title, followed by city/state of publication and publisher's name, then page numbers:.
- 1990) The development of 3-year-old children. In: JonesCD, BloggsEF, editors. Development of Children in Inner-city Boroughs. London : Mac Keith Press. p 23–34. (
- Book - whole book: All authors/editors, followed by date, title of book, then city/state of publication and publisher's name. Page numbers are not necessary:.
- 1990) Development of Children in Inner-city Boroughs. London : Mac Keith Press. , , editors. (
- Please note that the journal does not recognise abstracts or submitted (as opposed to accepted, or ‘Forthcoming’) papers as proper citations; where possible, cite only peer-reviewed, published material; submitted material should not be listed with the references but cited only in text, followed by ‘(personal communication)’.