Referencing Health Material
See the examples below for the library's suggestion on how to cite and reference some of these specific Health related references
We recommend you contact your lecturer to see if they wish you to use another form of reference for Health resources.
Entry from Lippincott Procedures
Peak flow meter use, pediatric. (2019, November 15). Lippincott Procedures (New Zealand Instance).
In-text citation ("Peak flow meter use, pediatric", 2019).
(Note: Lippincott Procedures entries are updated regularly. Thus, you need to include the full date in your reference - e.g. (2020, March 14))
Entry from Lippincott Advisor
Osteomyelitis. (2020, January 3). Lippincott Advisor (New Zealand Instance).
In-text citation ("Osteomyelitis", 2020).
(Note: Lippincott Advisor entries are updated regularly. Thus, you need to include the full date in your reference - e.g. (2020, March 14))
DHB policy/guidelines (with named authors)
Liley, A., Wright, J., Dijkstra, K., Frear, D., Shepherd, M., Taylor, E., Anderson, B., & Drake, R. (2020). Tramadol: Advice on the use in New Zealand children. Starship Clinical Guidelines. Retrieved September 11, 2020, from https://www.starship.org.nz/guidelines/tramadol-advice-on-the-use-in-new-zealand-children
In-text citation (Liley et al., 2020).
DHB policy/guidelines (with DHB as author)
Waitemata District Health Board. (2020). Palliative care: Opioid conversion guide. Medicine resources. Retrieved September 11, 2020 from http://www.saferx.co.nz/assets/Documents/bb2a9d2d7a/Opioid_dose_conversion_guide.pdf
In-text citation (Waitemata District Health Board, 2020).
Mylan. (2019, October 9). Loxamine [Data sheet].
In-text citation (Mylan, 2019).
(Add extra information in the note. This can be omitted if you have no further information to further explain the x-ray)
From a website or online archive
Around the x-ray image, follow this format:
PA Chest [x-ray image] (Waitakere District Health Board, 2019).
(The actual image)
Note: X-ray of a man in his fifties with early signs of lung cancer.
Just before the Reference List
Add a section to categorize and give credit to all the figures according to the different hospital where the images were taken.
e.g. North Shore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand, Figs. 1-5, 2-7, 2-8.
In Reference List
Waitemata District Health Board. (2019). PA Chest [x-ray image]. Waitakere Hospital Archive. https:
Morris, L. (2018, June 12). Left forearm, AdventHealthImaging. New York. https://
In text citation (Morris, 2018).
Ministry of Health. (2019). Fetal and infant deaths 2016 [Data set].
In-text citation (Ministry of Health, 2019).