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Vancouver reference style (based on Citing Medicine): Tables/figures/images

A guide to using the Vancouver citation style for in text citations and reference lists.

Tables/figures/images

You must reference any tables, figures, or images that you refer to, copy or adapt into your work that have been obtained from another source.

The reference should appear in your reference list and have a number assigned to it as for any other reference. Your reference will begin with the standard reference to the source of the table/figure/image - e.g. if you obtained it from a website you need to reference that website - with information specifically pertaining to the image placed at the end of the reference. See examples below for more information.

For advice on how to label and format the acknowledgment of any tables /figure/image copied or adapted into your work see this AMA Manual of style example. 

  How to reference tables and figures

Material Type Reference List Example (based on Citing Medicine 2nd edition)

EndNote (Citing Medicine)

The following  instructions are based on using the Citing Medicine style with EndNote20

From journal article [print]

Krishnamurthi V, Streem SB. Long-term radiographic and functional outcome of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy induced perirenal hematomas. J Urol. 1995;154(5):1673-5. [Table], Radiographic and functional outcome of ESWL related perirenal hematomas; p. 1674.

Reference Type: Journal Article 

Enter details as per print article reference.

Pages field:  insert a full stop after the page numbers and then add the details of the table/figure/image/ appendix eg. 1673-5 [Table], Radiographic and functional outcome of ESWL related perirenal hematomas; p. 1674.

From authored book [print] Lashley FR. Clinical genetics in nursing practice. 3rd ed. New York: Springer Publishing Company; c2005. Figure 2.5, Meiosis with two autosomal chromosome pairs; p. 27-8.

Reference Type: Book

Enter details as per book reference.

 Year field:  insert a full stop and space after the year followed by the table/figure/image/appendix details as shown. eg. c2005. Figure 2.5, Meiosis with two autosomal chromosome pairs; p. 27-8.

 

More examples

Examples of citations to parts of Journal Articles

Examples of citations to journal articles on the internet - see 43. Part of a journal article on the Internet

Examples of citations to parts of Books

Examples of citations to parts of Books on the Internet

Examples of citations to parts of Web Sites

 

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