- When citing sources that you find from a Point-of-Care Database (e.g. Dynamed, FirstConsult, Epocrates, UptoDate) treat the record as if it was from an e-book entry. You may need to include a retrieval date if the information you viewed is likely to change over time (p. 203-204).
- Authors: If the entry does not list author(s) names, you should use the corporate author (i.e. Dynamed).
- Dates: Look for the last updated or last revised date usually posted at the top or bottom of the record
- Retrieved: Include the date you accessed the information
(Author Surname, Year/last updated)
Personal or Corporate Author. (Last update if not known, put n.d.).
Title of specific document. Publisher. Retrieved date from URL database homepage
In-Text Citation: DynamedPlus
DynamedPlus (2017, July 18). Diabetes mellitus type 2 in children and adolescents.
Ipswich MA: EBSCO. Retrieved August 3, 2017 from www.dynamed.com
In-Text Citation: FirstConsult
(Dietrich & Kreindler, 2015)
Dietrich, A., & Kriendler, J.L. (2015, April 17). Asthma in Children.
St. Louis: Elsevier.
Retrieved January, 15, 2016 from www.clinicalkey.com
In-Text Citation: Epocrates
(Shah & Kantharia, 2017)
Shah , A.N., & Kantharia, B.K. (2017, January 23). Acute atrial fibrillation. San Mateo, CA :
Epocrates, Inc.. Retrieved August, 2, 2017 from www.epocrates.com
Example: Pediatric Care Online
In-Text Citation: Pediatric Care Online
(Pediatric Care Online, 2017)
Pediatric Care Online. (2016, May 18). Kawasaki Disease. Washington, DC : American
Academy of Pediatrics. Retrieved August, 2, 2017 from https://pediatriccare.solutions.aap.org