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About the Journal

British Medical Bulletin is a multidisciplinary publication, which comprises high quality reviews aimed at generalist physicians, junior doctors and medical students in both developed and developing countries.

Its key aims are to provide interpretations of growing points in medicine by trusted experts in the field, and to assist practitioners in incorporating not just evidence but new conceptual ways of thinking into their practice.

British Medical Bulletin publishes reviews on a wide range of subjects which are available online as subject-based collections. New review articles are published online as soon as they are ready for publication and users can quickly browse for articles by subject category and online index. Please follow the Reviews by Subject link here or via the journal homepage.

Please note that the British Medical Bulletin does not accept unsolicited submissions. All published reviews in the journal are commissioned by the Editorial Board.

Printed archival versions of the journal are published quarterly. Each issue contains collections of articles previously published online over the preceding 3 months.


YearImpact FactorSi: Medicine, General & Internal
20152.92123 out of 151
20143.65822 out of 153
20133.95320 out of 150
20124.36317 out of 152
20114.54315 out of 153
20103.21121 out of 151
20092.90020 out of 132
20083.27719 out of 107
20072.54524 out of 100
20061.88131 out of 103

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index by ISI.

Abstracting and Indexing

The journal is covered several major indexing services including:

CAB Abstracts
Current Contents® /Clinical Medicine
Excerpta Medica Abstract Journals
Science Citation Index®

Impact factor: 2.921

5-Yr impact factor: 4.126


Dr Norman J Vetter

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