Definition of BMJ

BMJ: The British Medical Journal. The BMJ states that it "aims to help doctors everywhere practice better medicine and to influence the debate on health." To achieve these aims (the BMJ) publishes original scientific studies, review and educational articles, and papers commenting on the clinical, scientific, social, political, and economic factors affecting health.

"The BMJ is published weekly and has a circulation of about 115,000, of which 20,000 copies are distributed outside Britain. In addition, local editions reach another 185 000 readers." The BMJ is one of the major general medical journals in the world.

Last Editorial Review: 7/1/2016

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