Journal abbreviation: West African journal of medicine

The abbreviation of the journal title "West African journal of medicine" is "West Afr. J. 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
WestWestNo abbreviation listed in TWA.
AfricanAfr.matches the stem "Africa-"
journalJ.matches the word "journal"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
medicineMed.matches the word "medic"

About the journal

Full journal titleWest African journal of medicine
AbbreviationWest Afr. J. Med.
ISSN (print)0189-160X
NLM catalog8301891

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