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Nursing: APA Citation Style

American Psychological Association (APA) Citation Style

Print Book 

Citation:

Polit, D.F. & Beck, C.T. (2017). Nursing research: Generating and assessing evidence for nursing practice.  
     Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.

In-Text Reference:

(Polit & Beck, 2017)

Print Journal Article 

Citation: 

Scheetz, L. J. (2015). One for the road: A comparison of drinking and driving behavior among younger and
     older adults involved in fatal crashes. Journal of Trauma Nursing, 22(4), 187–193.

In-Text Reference:

(Scheetz, 2015)

Electronic Book  

Citation:

Renpenning, K. M., Taylor, S. G., & Pickens, J. M. (2016). Foundations of professional nursing : Care of self
     and others
.  New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company. Retrieved from
     http://lehman.ezproxy.cuny.edu:2048/login?url=http: //search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&
     b=nlebk&AN=1233929&site=ehost-live


In-Text Reference:

(Renpenning, Taylor & Pickens, 2016)

Journal Article in Electronic Database

Citation:

Georges, C. A. (2012). Project to expand diversity in the nursing workforce. Nursing Management - UK, 19(2),
     22–26. Retrieved from http://lehman.ezproxy.cuny.edu:2048/login?url=http://
     search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ccm&AN=104564742&site=ehost-live


In-Text Reference:

(Georges, 2012)

Web Site

Citation:

National Institute of Mental Health. (n.d.). The teen brain: 6 things to know. Retrieved from
     https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/the-teen-brain-6-things-to-know/
     teenbrain6thingstoknow- 508_153233.pdf.

In-Text Reference:

(National Institute of Mental Health, n.d.)

APA Citation Guides

APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. The following online guides are consistent with the 6th edition.

APA Citation Style Guide

APA Style in Other Media

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