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BMC Family Practice

BMC Family Practice

ISSN: 1471-2296 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12875

BioMed Central

Open access BioMed Central
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  • Broad and inclusive scope: includes clinical, epidemiological and public health research
  • Respected journal in field, ranked 3rd open access journal in Primary Health Care category of Journal Citation Report
  • Efficient, fair and friendly open peer-review service

With a broad scope including clinical, epidemiological and public health research, BMC Family Practice is one of the top open access journals in primary health care. We invite submissions on all aspects of primary health care, including clinical management of patients, professional training, shared decision making, and the organization and evaluation of health care in the community. This journal is part of the BMC series, a collection of journals that are focused on individual research communities, publishing all scientifically valid studies based on community-aligned standards of questioning, methods and analysis.

Related subjects » Family & Geriatric Medicine

Impact Factor: 2.032 (2017) * 

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  • Journal Citation Reports®
    2017 Impact Factor
  • 2.032