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BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6991.1343 (Published 27 May 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1343

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BMJ stands for BMJ

BMJ stands for BMJ. The journal used to be called the British Medical
Journal, but back in the 80s it became the BMJ. If pushed to suggest what
BMJ may stand for we answer the "Best Medical Journal."

Richard Smith
Editor, BMJ

Competing interests: No competing interests

31 May 2001
Richard Smith
Editor
BMJ