Journal abbreviation: Journal of refractive surgery

The abbreviation of the journal title "Journal of refractive surgery" is "J. Refract. Surg.". 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.
refractiveRefract.matches the stem "refract-"
surgerySurg.matches the word "surgery"

Abbreviation systems

The ISO 4 abbreviation system, created by the International Organization for Standardization, serves to abbreviate journal titles in a consistent manner. This method streamlines citation processes and enhances the clarity of journal identification within academic settings.

Abbreviating journal titles involves ISO (International Organization for Standardization) for various fields, NLM (National Library of Medicine) for biomedical and life sciences, and CASSI (CAS Source Index) for chemistry and associated disciplines.

About the journal

Full journal titleJournal of refractive surgery
AbbreviationJ. Refract. Surg.
ISSN (print)1081-597X
ISSN (online)1938-2391
NLM catalog9505927

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