Display Formats: Summary Format
Multiple PubMed citations are displayed by default in the Summary format, which consists of the following:
of the article:
Note: Foreign language titles are translated into English and placed within brackets.
The video illustrates the directions that are on this page.
This video can be seen directly at //www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/disted/pubmedtutorial/videos/pm_tutorial_030_040.mp4
name(s): All authors from the MEDLINE record are displayed.
- Corporate Author: Identifies the corporate authorship of an article.
Corporate names display exactly as they appear in the journal. Note: Citations indexed pre-2000 and some citations indexed in 2000-2001
retain corporate authors at the end of the title field.
- Source: Provides the journal title abbreviations, date of publication,
volume, issue, and page numbers of the article.
A mouseover of the journal title abbreviation displays the full journal title.
notations: Original language (if other than English);
Publication Type (if the article is a review or retracted publication);
and the notation "No abstract available" (if PubMed does not carry
an abstract for the item). Included as appropriate.
number: A PubMed
Unique Identifier (PMID) is included on each record.
- Similar Articles: Follow this link to display articles that are similar to the citation.
- Free PMC Article: The availability of free full text from PubMed Central is indicated.
Last Reviewed: August 28, 2018