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BMJ Open is a peer-reviewed open access medical journal that was established in 2011.[1] It is published by BMJ and considers papers addressing research questions in clinical medicine, public health and epidemiology.[1] The editor-in-chief is Adrian Aldcroft.[2]

BMJ Open  
Discipline Medicine
Language English
Edited by Adrian Aldcroft
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Upon acceptance
License Either Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) or Attribution Non-Commercial (CC BY-NC)
Standard abbreviations
BMJ Open
ISSN 2044-6055
OCLC no. 704594764

Abstracting and indexingEdit

Since 2014 the journal is included in the Index Medicus and in MEDLINE.[3] The journal is abstracted and indexed in Scopus[4] and the Science Citation Index Expanded.[5] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 2.413.[6]


  1. ^ a b "About | BMJ Open". BMJ Open. Retrieved 2018-08-10. 
  2. ^ "Editorial Board | BMJ Open". BMJ Open. Retrieved 2018-08-10. 
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  4. ^ "Scopus title list". Elsevier. Archived from the original (Microsoft Excel) on 2013-12-02. Retrieved 2014-05-12. 
  5. ^ "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 2014-05-12. 
  6. ^ "BMJ Open". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 

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