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Citing Medicine, 2nd Edition
Samples of Formatted References for Authors of Journal Articles (ICMJE)
From the website: The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) offers guidance to authors in its publication Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals (ICMJE Recommendations), which was formerly the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts. The recommended style for references is based on the National Information Standards Organization NISO Z39.29-2005 (R2010) Bibliographic References as adapted by the National Library of Medicine for its databases.
Details, including fuller citations and explanations, are in Citing Medicine.
Need to find an official medical journal abbreviation for your citation? Search this database to find the journal record, then look for the NLM Title Abbreviation as a part of that record!