South African Medical Journal

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South African Medical Journal  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
S. Afr. Med. J.
Discipline Medicine
Language English
Edited by J.P. van Niekerk, Nonhlanhla P. Khumalo, Emma Buchanan
Publication details
Publisher
Health & Medical Publishing Group (South Africa)
Publication history
1884-present
Frequency Monthly
Yes
License cc-by-nc
1.325
Indexing
ISSN 0256-9574 (print)
2078-5135 (web)
LCCN 45053744
CODEN SAMJEJ
OCLC no. 03582234
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The South African Medical Journal is a monthly peer-reviewed open-access medical journal which has been published in South Africa since 1884.[1] It is sponsored by the South African Medical Association and published by the association's publishing arm, the Health & Medical Publishing Group. Daniel Ncayiyana was the journal's first black editor-in-chief.[2]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in BIOSIS Previews, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, PubMed/MEDLINE, and the Science Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal's 2009 impact factor is 1.325, ranking it 65th out of 133 journals in the category "Medicine, General & Internal".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The South African Medical Journal". Birmingham Medical Review. XV (68): 183. April 1884. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Ncayiyana, DJ (2012). "Signing off after two decades at the helm". S Afr Med J. 102 (12): 894. doi:10.7196/SAMJ.6520. 

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