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About BMJ Case Reports

Aims and Scope

BMJ Case Reports is an important educational resource offering a high volume of cases in all disciplines so that healthcare professionals, researchers and others can easily find clinically important information on common and rare conditions. All articles are peer reviewed and copy edited before publication. BMJ Case Reports is not an edition or supplement of the BMJ.

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Editorial Board

To find out more about BMJ Case Reports Editor in Chief Seema Biswas and her editorial team, please refer to the Editorial Board page.

Ownership

BMJ Case Reports is owned by BMJ.

Journal information

Publication Model Subscription with open access option
Frequency Continuous
Launch date 2008
Indexed By

MEDLINE (Index Medicus), PubMed Central, Scopus, Embase (Excerpta Medica), Google Scholar

Impact Factor BMJ Case Reports does not have an Impact Factor. Case reports are rarely cited and so the Impact Factor would always be low. We measure the success of BMJ Case Reports not on citation but on its educational value to healthcare professionals wherever they practice.
Peer Review Model Single blind; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author
ISSN (online) 1757-790X

Journal statistics

Acceptance rate 55% 
Rejection rate 45% 
Time from submission to first decision 46 days
Time from acceptance to publication 14 days

Contact Information

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Rights and Permissions

Copyright and Permissions Guidelines

Affiliations

COPEThe BMJ Publishing Group is a founding member of COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics), which provides a forum for publishers and Editors of scientific journals to discuss issues relating to the integrity of the work submitted to or published in their journals.

Equator The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the value of medical research literature by promoting accurate, transparent reporting of research studies. The BMJ Group is a sponsor of its activities.

AllTrials logoBMJ is a founding organisation of the AllTrials initiative, which calls for all past and present clinical trials to be registered and their results reported.

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