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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.

BMJ Case Reports Fellowships

BMJ Case Reports has a unique business model whereby users (whether authors and/or readers) become Fellows. For further information visit Become a Fellow?

Ownership

BMJ Case Reports is owned by BMJ.

Journal Statistics

Acceptance rate 80.23% for cases submitted in 2013
Time from submission to first decision 25 days
Frequency Continuous
Launch date 2008
ISSN of BMJ Case Reports 1757-790X
Indexed By
 

Medline/PubMed, CINAHL, Scopus Cases Database, All published articles are deposited with PubMed Central (embargoed for 2 years)

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.

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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.

 

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