Journal abbreviation: South African medical journal

The abbreviation of the journal title "South African medical journal" is "S. Afr. Med. J.". 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
SouthS.matches the word "South in the term South Africa"
AfricanAfr.matches the word "Africa in the term South Africa"
medicalMed.matches the word "medical"
journalJ.matches the word "journal"

About the journal

Full journal titleSouth African medical journal
AbbreviationS. Afr. Med. J.
ISSN (print)0038-2469

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