The number and any prefix word associated with, for example, the title or the caption of a Figure, such as “Figure 3.” or “Exhibit 2.”. This element is also used for the number or symbol used as a prefix character for a footnote and placed at the place of the footnote reference.
This element can be used to preserve the prefix number or label of an element, for example, for a reference or citation “25.” or “[Lapeyre 2002]”. This can be useful when reconstructing untagged cross references.
Any combination of:
Label for a Figure
<article> <front> ... </front> <body>... <p>Geriatric day hospitals developed rapidly in the United Kingdom in the 1960s as an important component of care provision. ... Although there is considerable descriptive literature on day hospital care,<xref ref-type="bibr" rid="B1">1</xref> concern has been expressed that evidence for effectiveness is equivocal and that day hospital care is expensive.<xref ref-type="bibr" rid="B2">2</xref> ...</p>... </body> <back>... <ref-list> <ref id="B1"><label>1</label> <citation> <collab>Research Unit of the Royal College of Physicians and British Geriatric Society</collab> <source>Geriatric day hospitals: their role and guidelines for good practice.</source> <year>1994</year> <publisher-name>RCP</publisher-name> <publisher-loc>London</publisher-loc>. </citation> </ref> <ref id="B2">...</ref> ... </ref-list>... </back> </article>