Edition, Cited


The edition number of a cited publication


This element is used in bibliographic references <citation> and <nlm-citation>. For extensive examples of formatted <nlm-citation>s, including use of <edition>s in <nlm-citation>s, see: Sample PubMed Central Citations. To see tagged versions of these examples, see: Sample PubMed Central Citations - XML Tagged.

Model Information

Content Model

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


Text, numbers, or special characters, zero or more

This element may be contained in:

<citation> Citation; <nlm-citation> NLM Citation Model; <product> Product Information; <related-article> Related Article Information

Tagged Examples

Example 1

In article metadata:

<ref id="B6">
<collab>National Committee for Clinical Laboratory 
<source>Performance standards for antimicrobial disk 
susceptibility tests. Approved standard</source>
<edition>7th ed.</edition>
<publisher-loc>Wayne, Pa</publisher-loc><publisher-name>National Committee for Clinical 
Laboratory Standards</publisher-name><fpage>M2</fpage>

Example 2

In a NLM-style bibliographic citation:

<nlm-citation citation-type="journal">
<article-title>Simultaneous upper femoral epiphysis in identical twins</article-title>
<source>J Bone Joint Surg</source>
<edition>Br Vol</edition>