List Item


A single entry in a list


On display or in print, a list entry may be preceded by a prefix character, such as a bullet or a number. This character is determined by the list-type attribute value used on the <list> element, unless this generated prefix is over-ridden by using a <label> element.


id Identifier

Model Information

Content Model

<!ELEMENT  list-item    %list-item-model;                            >


The following, in order:

This element may be contained in:

<list> List

Tagged Example

<p>Day hospital care ... are justifiable.</p>
<title>Key messages</title>
<list list-type="bullet">
<p>The benefits of geriatric day hospital care have been
controversial for many years.</p>
<p>This systematic review of 12 randomised trials comparing 
a variety of day hospitals with a range of alternative 
services found no overall advantage for day hospital care.</p>
<p>Day hospitals had a possible advantage over no comprehensive
care in terms of death or poor outcome, disability, and use of
<p>The costs of day hospital care may be partly offset by
a reduced use of hospital beds and institutional care among