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About the Journal

Family Practice is an international journal aimed at practitioners, teachers, and researchers in the fields of family medicine, general practice, and primary care in both developed and developing countries.

Family Practice offers its readership an international view of the problems and preoccupations in the field, while providing a medium of instruction and exploration.

The journal's range and content covers such areas as health care delivery, epidemiology, public health, medical education, and medical sociology. The journal aims to be interdisciplinary and contributions from other disciplines of medicine and social science are always welcomed.

All Family Practice content becomes freely available online 12 months after publication.

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Impact Factor and ranking

Year Impact Factor Si: Primary Health Care Si: Medicine, General & Internal
2015 2.022 4 out of 20 43 out of 151
2014 1.861 6 out of 19 56 out of 153
2013 1.842 5 out of 18 51 out of 150
2012 1.828 4 out of 17 47 out of 152
2011 1.503 6 out of 14 59 out of 153
2010 1.709 5 out of 13 46 out of 151
2009 1.515 50 out of 132
2008 1.630 48 out of 107
2007 1.696 34 out of 100
2006 1.558 37 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 Services

Family Practice is covered by several major indexing services including:

CAB Abstracts
Current Contents® /Clinical Medicine
Excerpta Medica Abstract Journals
Journal Citation Reports /Science Edition
Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch®)

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