Journal abbreviation: South African journal of surgery

The abbreviation of the journal title "South African journal of surgery" is "S. Afr. J. 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 derived the abbreviation.

TitleAbbreviationWord/Stem/Rule
SouthS.matches the word "South in the term South Africa"
AfricanAfr.matches the word "Africa in the term South Africa"
journalJ.matches the word "journal"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
surgerySurg.matches the word "surgery"

About the journal

Full journal titleSouth African journal of surgery
AbbreviationS. Afr. J. Surg.
ISSN (print)0038-2361
ISSN (online)2078-5151
NLM catalog2984854R

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