This is the Vancouver style for referencing, used at the Univerity of Portsmouth within the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences and the Radiography departments.

This guide is modelled on Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers (2nd edition). You may wish to consult this source directly for additional information or examples.

What if I have amalgamated several sources into one figure or table?

If you have used data from several sources to create your figure or table, you may use the following words
‘Data from’ if you have used sources to create your own table.


The following shows an example for a table you have created. 

Table created from multiple sources

Note the superscript 4,5,6 in the above example will signpost the reader to sources 4,5 and 6 on your Reference list (see the end of this guide for the full reference list).