ICMJE recommendations

International Committee of Medical Journal EditorsUniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical JournalsICMJEList of International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) member journalsRecommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical JournalsVancouver Group of Medical Editors
The ICMJE recommendations (full title, Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals) are a set of guidelines produced by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors for standardising the ethics, preparation and formatting of manuscripts submitted for publication by biomedical journals.wikipedia
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Vancouver system

Vancouver guidelines
The citation style recommended by the ICMJE Recommendations, which is also known as the Vancouver system, is the style used by the United States National Library of Medicine (NLM), codified in Citing Medicine.
A narrower definition of the Vancouver system refers to a specific author-number format specified by the ICMJE Recommendations (Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts, URM).

The New Zealand Medical Journal

New Zealand Medical JournalThe New Zealand Medical Journal (Online)
The journal is a member of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors.

Grey Literature International Steering Committee

GLISC
The Uniform Requirements were adapted by the Grey Literature International Steering Committee GLISC for the production of scientific and technical reports included in the wider category of grey literature.
The recommendations are adapted from the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals, produced by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) - better known as “Vancouver Style” (updated February 2006, available from http://www.icmje.org/ and now adopted by more than 500 biomedical journals).

Citing Medicine

The citation style recommended by the ICMJE Recommendations, which is also known as the Vancouver system, is the style used by the United States National Library of Medicine (NLM), codified in Citing Medicine.
The citation style of Citing Medicine is the current incarnation of the Vancouver system, per the References > Style and Format section of the ICMJE Recommendations (formerly called the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals).

Ethics

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The ICMJE recommendations (full title, Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals) are a set of guidelines produced by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors for standardising the ethics, preparation and formatting of manuscripts submitted for publication by biomedical journals.

Manuscript

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The ICMJE recommendations (full title, Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals) are a set of guidelines produced by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors for standardising the ethics, preparation and formatting of manuscripts submitted for publication by biomedical journals.

Biomedicine

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The ICMJE recommendations (full title, Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals) are a set of guidelines produced by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors for standardising the ethics, preparation and formatting of manuscripts submitted for publication by biomedical journals.

The BMJ

British Medical JournalBMJThe British Medical Journal

PLOS

Public Library of SciencePublic Library of Science (PLOS)Library of Science

United States National Library of Medicine

National Library of MedicineUS National Library of MedicineNLM
The citation style recommended by the ICMJE Recommendations, which is also known as the Vancouver system, is the style used by the United States National Library of Medicine (NLM), codified in Citing Medicine.

Arabic numerals

Arabic numeralHindu-Arabic numeralsWestern Arabic numerals
References are numbered consecutively in order of appearance in the text – they are identified by Arabic numerals enclosed in parentheses.

Bracket

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References are numbered consecutively in order of appearance in the text – they are identified by Arabic numerals enclosed in parentheses.

Report

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The Uniform Requirements were adapted by the Grey Literature International Steering Committee GLISC for the production of scientific and technical reports included in the wider category of grey literature.

Grey literature

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The Uniform Requirements were adapted by the Grey Literature International Steering Committee GLISC for the production of scientific and technical reports included in the wider category of grey literature.

Conflicts of interest in academic publishing

conflict of interest in academic publishing
According to the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, "[a]uthors have a responsibility to evaluate the integrity, history, practices and reputation of the journals to which they submit manuscripts".

IMRAD

For example, it is explicitly recommended in the "Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals" issued by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (previously called the Vancouver guidelines):