Journal abbreviation: BMJ open

The abbreviation of the journal title "BMJ open" is "BMJ Open". 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 derived the abbreviation.

TitleAbbreviationWord/Stem/Rule
BMJBMJRule 4.4: Acronyms shall be retained in the abbreviated title.
openOpenNo abbreviation listed in TWA.

About the journal

Full journal titleBMJ open
AbbreviationBMJ Open
ISSN (online)2044-6055

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