Answered By: Rachel Lerner
Last Updated: Jul 12, 2021     Views: 2225

In APA 7, point of care databases are cited by the method by which they are accessed. 

 

If accessed by computer, use the following format:

Generic: 

Author, A. A, & Author, B. B. (Year). Title of article. Database Name. Retrieved Month Day, Year, from https://www.xxxxxxxxxxxxx

   
Ex with author: 

Bartelt, L. A. (2020). Giardiasis: Treatment and prevention. UpToDate. Retrieved April 24, 2020, from https://www.uptodate.com/contents/giardiasis-treatment-and-prevention

Ex w/o author/date: 

Levothyroxine. (n.d.). Epocrates. Retrieved April 28, 2020 from https://online-epocrates-com.libraryproxy.quinnipiac.edu/drugs/42/levothyroxine

If accessed by an app on a mobile device, use the following format:

Generic: 

Author, A. A, & Author, B. B. (Year). Title of entry. In Full Database Name (Version information) [Mobile app]. App Store Name. http://www.linktoappstore.com

   
Example: 

Epocrates. (2020). Synthroid. In Epocrates (Version 20.4.1) [Mobile app]. App Store. https://apps.apple.com/us/app/epocrates/id281935788

 

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