Heading or title for a structural element, such as a Section, <app>, Boxed Text, etc.

Related Elements

In spite of its name, this element is not used for any of the titles of an article:

Model Information

Content Model

<!ELEMENT  title        (#PCDATA %struct-title-elements;)*           >


Any combination of:

This element may be contained in:

<abstract> Abstract; <ack> Acknowledgments; <app> Appendix; <app-group> Appendix Group; <author-comment> Author Comment; <author-notes> Author Note Group; <back> Back Matter; <bio> Biography; <boxed-text> Boxed Text; <caption> Caption of a Figure, Table, Etc.; <def-list> Definition List; <disp-quote> Quote, Displayed; <fn-group> Footnote Group; <gloss-group> Glossary Group; <glossary> Glossary Elements List; <kwd-group> Keyword Group; <list> List; <notes> Notes; <ref-list> Reference List (Bibliographic); <sec> Section; <statement> Statement, Formal; <table-wrap-foot> Table Wrapper Footer; <trans-abstract> Translated Abstract; <verse-group> Verse Form for Poetry

Tagged Example

<sec sec-type="intro">
<p>Geriatric day hospitals developed rapidly in the United Kingdom in the 1960s
as an important component of care provision. The model has since been widely
applied in several Western countries. Day hospitals provide multidisciplinary
assessment and rehabilitation in an outpatient setting and have a pivotal
position between hospital and home based services. 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> We therefore undertook a systematic review of the randomised
trials of day hospital care.</p>
<sec sec-type="methods">
<p>The primary question addressed was ...</p>
<title>Inclusion criteria</title>
<p>We set out to identify all ...</p>
<title>Search strategy</title>
<p>We searched for ...</p>