Journal abbreviation: African Journal of Trauma
The abbreviation of the journal title "African Journal of Trauma" is "Afr. J. Trauma". It is the recommended abbreviation to be used for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes and meets all criteria of the ISO 4 standard for abbreviating names of scientific journals.
The table below outlines in detail the ISO 4 rules and matches to the ISSN maintained list of title word abbreviations (TWA) to derive the abbreviation.
|African||Afr.||matches the stem "Africa-"|
|Journal||J.||matches the word "journal"|
|of||Rule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.|
|Trauma||Trauma||No abbreviation listed in TWA.|
The abbreviation system known as ISO 4 is a standardized approach by the International Organization for Standardization for shortening journal titles. This uniform method ensures that journal titles are both consistent and easily recognizable in scholarly communication.
ISO (International Organization for Standardization), NLM (National Library of Medicine), and CASSI (CAS Source Index) represent three distinct journal title abbreviation systems, with ISO being universal, NLM specific to biomedical fields, and CASSI focusing on chemistry-related subjects.
About the journal
|Full journal title||African Journal of Trauma|
|Abbreviation||Afr. J. Trauma|