Journal abbreviation: BMC family practice

The abbreviation of the journal title "BMC family practice" is "BMC Fam. Pract.". 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.

Abbreviation rules

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.

TitleAbbreviationWord/Stem/Rule
BMCBMCRule 4.4: Acronyms shall be retained in the abbreviated title.
familyFam.matches the stem "famil-"
practicePract.matches the stem "practi-"

Abbreviation systems

ISO 4 abbreviation is a uniform system created by the International Organization for Standardization to abbreviate journal titles in a consistent manner. It serves to facilitate effective communication and reference within the academic community.

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 titleBMC family practice
AbbreviationBMC Fam. Pract.
ISSN (print)NA
ISSN (online)1471-2296
NLM catalog100967792

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