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Explore our journals in general medicine

 

 

 

 

Acceptance rate: 47%

Time to first decision*: 6 days

Citescore: 3.9

Journal Impact Factor: 3.007

JIF Rank (Medical, General & Internal): 86/172

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Citescore: 10.2

Journal Impact Factor: 96.216

JIF Rank (Medical, General & Internal): 4/172

Acceptance rate: 22%

Time to first decision: 44 days

Citescore: 9.2

Journal Impact Factor: 5.696

JIF Rank (Medical, General & Internal): 42/172

General medicine: 2022 open access highlights

Most read open access articles published in 2022:

Our open access content received on average 7 times more views than other content.

 

Top mentioned open access articles published in 2022:

Artificial sweeteners and risk of cardiovascular diseases: results from the prospective NutriNet-Santé cohort

 

 

Clinical features and novel presentations of human monkeypox in a central London centre during the 2022 outbreak: descriptive case series

 

 

Association between menstrual cycle length and covid-19 vaccination: global, retrospective cohort study of prospectively collected data

 

 

Association between pharmaceutical modulation of oestrogen in postmenopausal women in Sweden and death due to COVID-19: a cohort study

 

 

Association between use of systemic and inhaled glucocorticoids and changes in brain volume and white matter microstructure: a cross-sectional study using data from the UK Biobank

 

 

Adapt or die: how the pandemic made the shift from EBM to EBM+ more urgent

 

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Introducing our latest open access journals

 

BMJ Mental Health (formerly Evidence-Based Mental Health) is an open access journal supporting mental health researchers and practitioners in improving patient and carer outcomes. The journal facilitates multidisciplinary collaboration among psychiatrists, psychologists and other mental health professionals, encourages debate on clinically relevant topics, and informs real world practice.

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BMJ Oncology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing across the broad spectrum of cancer research, investigation, treatment and practice. Its mission is to optimise cancer care and improve patient outcomes. The journal prioritises high quality original research and review papers across the broad spectrum of cancer research, investigation, treatment and practice.

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BMJ Public Health is an open access, peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of public health, from global issues such as the impact of climate change on population health, to studies conducted at a local level. The journal will work with the public health community, at all levels, to publish rigorous qualitative and quantitative research and analysis to drive evidence-based public health policy and practice.

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