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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|Acceptance rate||42% for cases submitted in 2016|
|Time from submission to first decision||30 days|
|ISSN of BMJ Case Reports||1757-790X|
Medline/PubMed, CINAHL, Scopus. 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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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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