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The British Medical Journal (BMJ) is a medical journal published weekly in the United Kingdom by the British Medical Association (BMA)which published its first issue in 1845. The current editor is Fiona Godlee, who was appointed in February 2005, replacing the former editor-in-chief Richard Smith who resigned in July 2004. Kamran Abbasi was acting editor in the interim. A medical journal is a scientific journal devoted to the field of medicine. ... The British Medical Association (BMA) is the professional body to which the vast majority of British doctors belong. ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Richard Smith is the former editor of the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and chief executive of the BMJ Publishing group. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


The BMJ differs from most other academic or medical journals because it functions as the "in house" journal of the BMA, as well as front line medical research. The BMJ is a part of the wider BMJ Publishing Group, which publishes other important sub-speciality journals like Heart, Thorax, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, amidst others, and for medical students, student BMJ. The student BMJ is the most widely read student medical journal in the world, written profusely by students and edited by a student editor replaced annually. Student BMJ (StudentBMJ, sBMJ) is a monthly, open-access (no registration, free of charge) medical journal published principally for medical students from around the world. ...


The BMJ is a known advocate of evidence-based medicine, and publishes original research, clinical reviews, news, editorial perspectives, personal views, career focus articles to mention a few. Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is a medical movement based upon the application of the scientific method to medical practice, recognizing that many long-established medical traditions are not yet subjected to adequate scientific scrutiny. ...


It is considered to be one of the 'core' general medical journals; the others being the New England Journal of Medicine (N Engl J Med), the Journal of the American Medical Association(JAMA), The Lancet and the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ). Some also include "Annals of Internal Medicine" in this category. The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the Massachusetts Medical Society with the highest impact factor for a general medical journal. ... JAMA is the acronym for the Journal of the American Medical Association, a leading medical journal. ... The Lancet is a British medical journal, published weekly by the Lancet Publishing Group, part of Reed Elsevier. ... The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) is a general medical journal that is published bimonthly in Canada by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). ...


In the past all content of the BMJ was freely available online; however, it recently (2005) changed to a subscription model. Research articles shall continue to remain under open access. All other articles are free for the first week after publication; then the access is restricted for 12 months. 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The BMJ, like N Engl J Med, allows complete free access for visitors from economically disadvantaged countries. Of the major general medical journals, only the Canadian Medical Association Journal is available under open access (i.e. no registration/login is required). The Journal of Clinical Investigation (J Clin Invest), though not a general medical journal, is a notable biomedical research journal whose entire archive is completely free online. The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) is a general medical journal that is published bimonthly in Canada by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). ... The Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI) is a leading biomedical journal, which is radically different from many of its peers in having a high impact factor (14. ...


External links

  • BMJ Online
  • The British Medical Association
  • BMJ publishing group
  • Other BMJ Journals
  • Virtual Journal Club:Mashdot

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British Medical Journal at AllExperts (906 words)
The journal began its journey in 1840 as the Provincial Medical and Surgical Journal, and quickly attracted the attention of physicians around the world through its publication of high-impact original research articles and unique case reports.
The BMJ is considered to be one of the 'core' general medical journals; the others being the New England Journal of Medicine (N Engl J Med), the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and The Lancet.
The impact factor of the journal was 7.209 in 2003.
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