Journal abbreviation: Journal of general internal medicine

The abbreviation of the journal title "Journal of general internal medicine" is "J. Gen. Intern. Med.". 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
JournalJ.matches the word "journal"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
generalGen.matches the stem "general-"
internalIntern.matches the word "internal"
medicineMed.matches the word "medic"

Abbreviation systems

ISO 4 abbreviation is a system established by the International Organization for Standardization, specifically for shortening journal titles. This uniform approach to abbreviations enables efficient and accurate communication of journal names in academic research.

ISO, NLM, and CASSI are abbreviation systems for journal titles. ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is a global standard used across various disciplines. NLM (National Library of Medicine) abbreviations cater to biomedical and life sciences, while CASSI (CAS Source Index) abbreviations focus on chemistry and related fields.

About the journal

Full journal titleJournal of general internal medicine
AbbreviationJ. Gen. Intern. Med.
ISSN (print)0884-8734
ISSN (online)1525-1497
NLM catalog8605834

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