For quotations of less than 40 words, use double quotation marks to enclose the direct text.
For example: In-text: As Neville emphasises, “you should cite all sources and present full details of these in your list of references.”1(p37).
For quotations of more than 40 words, a separate indented paragraph is needed. For example:
Smith (7) summarises the importance of mathematics to society
and the knowledge economy, stating that:
Page number references are rarely included when citing within the text of an assignment or essay when using Vancouver style. However, for quotations or if you wish to be specific regarding the source of information, quotations or statistics, page or figure numbers may be given as below.
The incidence of the syndrome was rare.[12(fig4)]