BMJ Open Journal

eISSN: 2044-6055

Aims and Scope

BMJ Open is a peer-reviewed open access medical journal that is dedicated to publishing medical research from all disciplines and therapeutic areas. It is published by BMJ and considers all research study types, from protocols through phase I trials to meta-analyses, including small, specialist studies, and negative studies. Publishing procedures are built around fully open peer review and continuous publication, publishing research online as soon as the article is ready. BMJ Open aims to promote transparency in the publication process by publishing reviewer reports and previous versions of manuscripts as prepublication histories.The editor-in-chief is Adrian Aldcroft. Less

Key Metrics

CiteScore
3.7
Scite Index
0.86 5-Year SI
SJR
Q1Medicine (all)
SNIP
1.32

Topics Covered

Disease
Cancer
Randomized controlled trial
Emergency department
Body mass index
Health care
Rheumatoid arthritis
Cholesterol
Cross-sectional study
Simulation
Chronic pain
Blood pressure
Pregnancy
Resuscitation
Myocardial infarction
Surgery
Intensive care unit
Kidney disease
Quality of life
Sepsis

Journal Specifications

Indexed in the following public directories

  • Web of Science Web of Science
  • DOAJ DOAJ
  • Scopus Scopus
Overview
  • Publisher
    BMJ Publishing Group
  • Language
    English
  • Frequency
    Monthly
  • Article Processing Charges
    GBP 1500
  • Editorial Review Process
    Open peer review
General Details
Publication Details
Editorial Review Detail
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Scite analysis

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26.6K articles received 348.5K citationssee all

  • 18,113 Supporting
  • 317,644 Mentioning
  • 3,192 Contrasting

Editorial notices

  • 0Retractions
  • 0Withdrawals
  • 427Corrections
  • 489Errata
  • 0Expression of Concern

FAQs

How long has BMJ Open been actively publishing? Faqs

BMJ Open has been in operation since 2011 till date.

What is the publishing frequency of BMJ Open? Faqs

BMJ Open published with a Monthly frequency.

How many articles did BMJ Open publish last year? Faqs

In 2021, BMJ Open publsihed 18877 articles.

What is Citescore for BMJ Open? Faqs

Citescore for BMJ Open is 3.7.

What is SNIP score for BMJ Open? Faqs

SNIP score for BMJ Open is 1.32.

What is the SJR for BMJ Open? Faqs

SJR for BMJ Open is Q1.

Who is the publisher of BMJ Open? Faqs

BMJ Publishing Group is the publisher of BMJ Open.