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Originally launched in 1995, The ݮƵ's website contains all The ݮƵ's content back to 1840. All research articles in the archive are free; to access the remaining content, a subscription is required.


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• Original research: from 1840 to current issue, all original research articles are free on bmj.com (non-research articles in the archive require a subscription)
• Extracts of 150 words, where available, for articles
• Current Editor’s Choice
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• Archived content – all non-research articles from 1840 to current issue require a subscription

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in addition get access to:
• All archive content from the current issue back to 1840

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Reprints of any article in The ݮƵ can be ordered from the article page, by selecting the request permissions link from the menu to the left of an article. For more information read our . Reprints requests for articles older than 1994 or for requests of over 500 copies can be made by directly contacting our permissions team at bmj.permissions@bmj.com


The ݮƵ and sݮƵ ISSNs

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1756-1833 The ݮƵ (online) updated daily at bmj.com. Contains full versions of all The ݮƵ's articles (research, news, education, comment).

The complete, authentic, and citable version of The ݮƵ is , and only this version contains the full and complete journal content.

Other editions, such as The ݮƵ clinical research, The ݮƵ general practice and The ݮƵ academic edition, contain only an incomplete selection of the content.

There are three weekly printed editions of The ݮƵ. The editorial content of all these editions is identical; the main difference is the advertisements.

0959-8138: The ݮƵ clinical research edition includes a ݮƵ Careers section specifically aimed at hospital doctors.
0959-8154: The ݮƵ general practice edition includes a ݮƵ Careers section aimed at GPs.
1759-2151: The ݮƵ is available for retired members of the BMA.
2057 - 0066: The ݮƵ academic edition, published monthly it includes primarily research and education content of interest to an international academic readership.

ݮƵ Student

ݮƵ Student is a section of The ݮƵ that publishes new content online for medical students at bmj.com/student throughout the year, and is also available as a yearly print edition.

0966-6494: Student ݮƵ (print).

ݮƵ Student was formerly published as a stand-alone journal under the following ISSN.
1752-069X: Student ݮƵ (online).
New ݮƵ Student content will be under the existing ISSN for The ݮƵ.