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Citing an image found in an ebook.

In Vancouver Style:


The Urbana atlas of pathology [Internet]. Urbana (IL): University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign; c1994-1997. Image No. 034, Left ventricular hypertrophy, heart; [cited 2006 Nov 15]; [about 1 screen]. Available from:

Citing an image found in an image database like VisualDX or AnatomyTV.

Caption below image: "Image source: VisualDX"

Citation at end of presentation/paper:

AnatomyTV [Internet]. London: Informa PLC, Primal Pictures. Copyright 2016 - . [Image], Neurovasculature of the spinal cord: anterior aspect; [cited 20 July 2016]; [about 1 screen]. Available from:

Medpix [Internet]. Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US). [date unknown] - . [Image], Acute ischemic stroke: Hyperacture stroke, left-sided paresis and hemineglect; [cited 20 July 2016]; [about 1 screen]. Available from 

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