Total number of pages of a cited item, typically a book, in an NLM-style reference (<nlm-citation>). Since that element is deprecated, this element is deprecated in favor of the element <size>, which is used inside element and mixed-style citations.
This element is modeled as an EMPTY element that has no content but carries values on its attributes.
<!ELEMENT page-count EMPTY >
This is an EMPTY element
... <ref> <nlm-citation publication-type="book"> <person-group person-group-type="author"> <name> <surname>Lawrence</surname> <given-names>Ruth A</given-names> </name> </person-group> <source>A review of the medical benefits and contraindications to breastfeeding in the United States [Internet]</source> <year>1997</year> <month>10</month> <access-date>cited 2000 Apr 24</access-date> <publisher-loc>Arlington (VA)</publisher-loc> <publisher-name>National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health</publisher-name> <page-count count="40" /> <comment>Available from: <ext-link ext-link-type="url" xlink:href="www.ncemch.org/pubs/PDFs/ breastfeedingTIB.pdf">http://www.ncemch.org/pubs/PDFs/ breastfeedingTIB.pdf</ext-link> </comment> </nlm-citation> </ref> ...